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Re: PC: thougts on PCHS Newsletter on the web

james koo wrote:
> Dear Mr. Mancuso,
> The library at the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University had a
> copy of No Way To Run A Railroad, as of 1992.  They may still have it:
>                                                                       B.
> Davis Schwartz Memorial Library
> Northern Blvd.
> Brookville, NY 11548
> Tel (516)299-2305   FAX (516)299-4169
> Elec Mail reference -AT- eagle.liunet.edu
> Thank you.
> Sincerely,
> James Koo
> >From: Jejunabra -AT- aol.com
> >Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 03:58:30 EST
> >To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> >Subject: Re: PC: thougts on PCHS Newsletter on the web
> >Reply-To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> >
> >While Wreck of the Penn Central did not cover the entire story of that
> >corporate disaster, it did however present enough of the factors to
> give one
> >an idea of what caused it, one of the most important being the fact
> that the
> >top three executives could not or would not work together as a team. I
> would
> >like to read No Way to Run a Railroad, but that seems to be
> unobtainable. I do
> >not believe Wreck of the Penn Central was designed to give the complete
> >picture of the disaster.The authors Peter Binzen and Joe Daughan saw
> great
> >urgency in getting the story out while the scent was still strong and
> key
> >figures were still alive. As it happens, the top executives all died
> off one
> >by one as did most of the board members and other key people in the
> executive
> >suite. Of the Three Stooges, Perlman was the first to pass on, followed
> by
> >Saunders, and Bevan in that order. Wreck's authors apparently knew
> these men
> >were getting on in years and would not be around too much longer, which
> added
> >to the urgency of getting the story out when they did instead of
> relying on
> >lawyers involved who were not always inclined to tell it straight. If
> anyone
> >has a copy of No Way to run a Railroad they want to get rid of at
> areasonable
> >price, please let me know, I would like to read it.
> >
> >James Mancuso
> >56B South Main street
> >Perry,NY 14530
> >
> >
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