Miller, George: Moscone's way of thinking
George Miller: I think of him (George) so often in particular situations. If I were to say write down the ten things, I don’t think I could do that, but I can’t tell you how many times I either succeed or I screw up, and then I remember something that George would say or he would take a long drag on a cigarette then he’d kinda throw it to the side, and he’d kinda look up at you like “You fool. What were you thinking?” And sometimes it’s just that. I realize they got me. And then I’m thinking “You fool. What were you thinking? There’s another way to do this.” It’s not that that’s the articulation, it’s just that George would just have this way of sort of putting it into context. I laugh like hell sometimes. Again, I was fortunate enough to spend time with Philip and John Burton and George. Not as much time with Willie in those days. They had a banter, a pattern back and forth in shorthand that sent you a message very quickly. If you needed a midterm grade, it didn’t take long.
The Moscone oral history interviews are part of the George Moscone Collection, MSS 328.
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Rubin, Jon and Miller, George, "Miller, George: Moscone's way of thinking" (2011). Moscone Oral Histories. 101.