He did make a big deal about getting his passport in time ... he claimed it was for the hvac convention ... I must admit that was a good cover story ... you have blown this story open ... so to speak ...
"Nothing else can poison our culture, corrupt our society or ruin the character of our people like unearned money or unearned opportunity." -- James R. Cook
"Fooling around with alternating current is just a waste of time. Nobody will use it, ever." Thomas Edison, 1889.