United States v
Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Russo: Selected Testimony (1973)
States District Court, Central District of California
Testimony of Linda Sinay Resnick (excerpts)
by David Nissen:
Q What occurred with regard
to the use of your Xerox machine?
A Dan and
Tony used the Xerox machine.
Q Did you see
Q On how many
occasions did they use it?
A I'm not
quite sure because I wasn't there all the time.
Q How many
occasions were you there when they used it?
A At least
four, maybe seven, eight. You know, I'm not clear. . . .
Q And over
what period of time did these copying sessions occur?
A Ten days,
Q Can you
place for US precisely in time when those ten days or two weeks
A I can't; I
thought it was after the 4th of July or I felt it was after the 4th of
1969; but I'm not-I've never been sure, as you know, of exactly the
date or the
Q How did the
documents arrive at your office? Who brought them?
Q How did he
A In a
Q Will you
describe it for us, please.
A It was shaped
like that (pointing to an accordian-style file, and like this, like
that black one that
you-just like that, only it was beige. . . .
Q Did you
any payment for the use of your Xerox machine?
Q From whom?
Q What was
the amount of payment, as you recall it? . . . .
Before you turn to that, what did that payment represent? Was it a cost
For the paper?
Cost, yes, paper, and whatever overage of copies on-you only get a
amount on your Xerox, you know, for rental, and if you go over that,
you for overage.
THE COURT: It
was a charge strictly for cost; no profit?
That is right.
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