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[on the Writer's Guild] "We are not a union of writers. We are a union of rewriters. They never, never found a way of protecting an original screenplay the way the Dramatists Guild protects its playwrights and the Authors League protects its published authors. In those organizations the word begins and ends with the writer, but not so in Hollywood."
His freshman year roommate at Dartmouth was William Hjortsberg
, the screenwriter behind Legend (1985) and Angel Heart (1987).