1. Exquisite Tweets from @grahamsleight, @GreatDismal

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    Frank was an sf & thriller writer - he wrote the original of The Towering Inferno - and was also speechwriter for Harvey Milk.

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    Graham Sleight

    I met him once, in 2008: one of the most amazing conversations of my life. _Milk_ had just finished filming, and he’d played a bit part.

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    He gave the most extraordinary account of what it had been like to be gay in the 50s/60s; and, by implication, how much had changed since.

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    I walked back from his house thru Mission Dolores Park - which I’d never visited before - and I could see the city, and happy couples, and-

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    -and I thought that he was someone who’d lived to see a better world. That view has always reminded me of him. insidesfrealestate.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/dolore…

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    (Frank’s website frankmrobinson.com/bio.html - I really hope he wrote that autobiography - and Wikipedia entry en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_M._…)

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  2. Frank M. Robinson was a stand-up guy. One of the really good ones. We're lucky to have had him.

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