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The E-Sylum:  Volume 11, Number 7, February 17, 2008, Article 18

ON THE DANGERS OF TALKING TO REPORTERS

The item on the '60 Minutes" episode prompted Gar Travis
to write: "One fine July afternoon in 2001 I had just cast
my fishing line into one of the numerous creeks that dot the
coastal North Carolina countryside, when my mobile phone
rang. I was greeted by a gentleman who asked if I had a few
moments to speak about a recent comment by Representative
Jim Kolbe (R-Arz.) in regard to his "Legal Tender Modernization
Act" and the Lincoln Cent. The caller was Larry Copeland, a
reporter from USA TODAY.

"Needless to say most of what I said was paraphrased
throughout the article and then finished with a slightly
skewed quote - not exactly what I said, but then you know
it happens."

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