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The Judge & the Martinis


NR’s former longtime publisher Ed Capano e-mails:

On one of NRs early cruises, the first one the Borks attended, I met the judge for the first time at NRs cocktail party and offered to get him a drink.  I asked what he was drinking.  A martini, of course, was the reply.  I said I would join him.  We bellied up to the bar and asked for two martinis.  The bartender started to make them when Judge Bork looked at him and said, give me those (meaning the gin, vermouth, and the shaker).  The bartender dutifully turned them over and the judge proceeded to make our martinis the way they were SUPPOSED to be made.  A great man with a great sense of humor.


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