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August 2, 1990

Undated (AP) _ ″I will start right from the beginning by telling you that Mr. Barry used cocaine″ - R. Kenneth Mundy, attorney for Marion Barry, during closing arguments in the Washington mayor’s drug and perjury trial.


″Everybody’s wondering how in the hell they’re going to pay their mortgages on their boats and their businesses″ - Walter Jakubas, a Texas marina owner, reacting to a state ban on fishing in seafood-rich Galveston Bay because of a 500,000-gallon oil spill.


″I think the first thing we’re going to do is go out and have a good meal, and then let daddy have a little bourbon and branch water - which he hasn’t had in 5 1/2 years″ - Martha Moran, whose father, 81-year-old Roswell Gilbert, was granted release from a Florida prison for the 1985 ″mercy killing″ of his ailing wife.

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