In the dark cubbyhole of Cameron’s anteroom stood a desk with a telephone and a typewriter.
In the eyes of two reporters who emerged from an elevator in the lobby; in the pose of the elevator man who fought a desire to turn and stare back at him; in the sudden immobility of all the men in his anteroom, in the break of a typewriter’s clicking on the desk of one secretary, in the lifted hand of another—he saw the waiting.
Then, stepping out of the studio into an anteroom full of waiting newsmen, Toohey said: "No, of course I won’t press any charges.
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He was searched again in the anteroom before entering her office.
She kept me waiting an hour in the anteroom for my long-scheduled ten minute appointment.