What They’re Thinking: Jack Wayman
Telegrams would be sent to customers who did buy the “bait” (telling them) that the TV set fell off the truck on delivery and come back to the store to make a new selection.
I sat there with all this great education, studying the manuals of the RCA models and Zenith models. Then I got a feel for the business, for what the grammar of it was.
A bunch of salesmen moonlighted at the Gaiety Burlesque around the corner, where Gypsy Rose Lee and all the rest would come and strip. One of them sold candy, one of them was a comedian at night and the other was a singer.