interview came to an undignified end in mid-sentence, and Cassius was on his
feet in the room.
"That was a
good one, wasn't it?" he asked nobody and everybody. "Did Lyndon
Johnson watch that? Is he watching this news or the other one?"
"He's got 'em both on: one set on one and one on the other. Even if he
missed it, he'll get the tape of it."
Cassius let that
sink in, found it reasonable and began to muse. "Yes, sir, three bumma
planes.... That told 'em.... That make it clear...."
Billy Graham came
on the screen, and a dialogue began between the North Carolina evangelist,
inside the tube, and Sam Saxon, sitting on the sofa.
: We know
that things cannot go on as they are. History is about to reach an impasse.
Saxon: You tell
: We are
now on a collision course. Something is about to give!
major decisions have to be made!