From The Complete History of Adam Panflick Book Nine (in progress)
left our hero scratching his head in the wake of the Duffey Senate campaign
(1970) when logic told him there was a way to win. Now he realized that the
great era of bipartisan plundering of America had begun. There would be no way
to win for decades upon decades.
wrote to his friend Lew and asked what they should do. The result of this
initiative was a decision to continue doing what he had begun to do when they
moved to Stockbridge. Adam printed up some tasteful stationery, headed Network
Associates. He and Lew would build a new network from the ashes of Jonathan's
Wake. Were one capable of taking seriously such an enterprise, there might have
been some future in it. But Adam merely admired the black on brownish writing
paper and nothing ever came of it.
then occurred to Adam that he might get a job in the Berkshires. He drove up to
Pittsfield and walked into The Berkshire Eagle on Eagle Street. A h…