Interview with David J. Vann
QUESTION 15
INTERVIEWER:

WE TALKED TO ANDY YOUNG A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO. I JUST WANT TO MENTION THIS, BECAUSE I'D LIKE TO HEAR WHAT YOU'D RESPOND TO IT. HE SAID IT GOT SO INTENSE ONE NIGHT WITH FRED SHUTTLESWORTH THAT HE SAID, FRED WAS STANDING THERE CUSSING, DAVID WAS STANDING THERE CRYING AND I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT WAS GOING TO HAPPEN. AND IT WAS SO INTENSE. DO YOU REMEMBER THAT PARTICULAR OCCASION? HE SAID HE PRACTICALLY HAD TO HOLD YOU APART, IT GOT SO BAD BETWEEN THE TWO OF YOU.

David J. Vann:

I will have to say I don't recall that incident. I won't say it didn't happen. Uh, I have sort of a one-track mind, when I get to working on something, I stay on it. But I don't really remember any friction with Fred. Now I do think there was friction with Fred, back in their headquarters. And uh, and I think, uh, with all of the things that happened so fast, and all, I'm sure, when I was back in meetings with the white businessmen, Andy was back in meetings with all of these other people, and I'm sure that tension did develop —