Louie: This program is entitled grandpa's opinion. We have grandpa Pietraniec here and we will ask him a couple questions today on hidden camera and the... you make take his opinion for what it is worth. Hello Tony, how are ya?
Louie: Do you want some champagne?
Louie: Here, have some champagne. I'd like to ask you a couple questions, uh, first of all I'd like to ask you, uh, to what do you attribute your longevity? Do you - to what do you attribute your longevity?
Anthony: What's that?
Louie: (laughs) What did you do in your life that makes you live so long? That's good for you?
Anthony: Well, I sleep long, and I don't drink, I smoke a pack of cigarettes
Louie: (Laughs) Is that what you'd like to pass on to all your family and friends? These are the things that mostly keep you... make a person live long?
Anthony: Sure (unint)
Louie: That's good, and how long are you doing to live till?
Anthony: I don't know!
Louie: How long have you -
Anthony: Maybe tomorrow, maybe year from now, or maybe ten years. Maybe I go live over 100. Like this woman, you know? (113 years)?
Anthony: She didn't drink whiskey at all, just like me.
Louie: And do you drink whiskey?
Anthony: No. Oh, once in a while, a little bit.
Louie: (laughs) uh... do you eat yogurt?
Louie: Do you eat yogurt?
Anthony: Eat yogurt?
Louie: Yogurt - do you -
Anthony: What is that yogurt
Louie: That's uh, its - well, it's yogurt. It's good for longevity.
Louie: Ok, uh, what do you think about the sex revolution of the 60's?
Louie: The sex revolution of the 1960's. Do you think that was a good thing, or..
Anthony: There is no good revolution
Louie: what - what kind of revolution?
Anthony: this is the best, no revolution, no war
Louie: (laughs) no, no, but I was, I was refering - I agree with you, I was referring though to the sex revolution, you know, in the 60's, everything just came out into the open, before they had long dresses, and everybody was covered up, and now they don't have anything you see their bare legs...
Anthony: well, ah, the neighbor, they didn't have nothing.
Louie: (laughs) So we really went back, with the 1960's back to adam and eve's time
Anthony: Oh ho - (something - mother?)
Louie: Yea - they say that clothes is what makes the person, because if we all were in our birthday suits, we'd all look the same, wouldn't we? Do you agree with that statement? Ah - Did you ever own a car?
Louie: Well, did you ever want to own a car?
Louie: Anywhere's a car
Anthony: Yea, with the horsies. four wheels, just the same like a car, but the horses pulled that
Louie: Oh, that's easier
Anthony: But no gasoline
Louie: (laughs) you like that better, huh?
Anthony: In Germany
Louie: Uh huh. What is your, uh, do you have a favorite movie star?
Anthony: Movie star?
Louie: Yea, do you have a favorite movie s-
Anthony: No! no
Louie: They're all the same, huh? How about television, do you - what is your favorite television program?
Anthony: Well, I uh, like the news, (morning or born in) (something), price is right, that's all.
Louie: That's about it, huh?
Anthony: The five pound coffee
Louie: Oh, who says that? (Ali?) (Ali fretter?) (says, sells) five pounds of coffee
Anthony: Yea, he sell, you know, for about five years, he didn't sell that five pounds of coffee yet. Coffee's no good anymore. Let them.. down price
Louie: What do you think about toilet paper? How does she... how does that woman
Louie: how does that woman say about toilet paper? Soft or something?
Anthony: Oh, I forget
Louie: White cloud
Anthony: Oh, white cloud
Louie: Yea, but doesn't she say something
Anthony: Oh, soft, soft, right? her family like it, she said
Louie: Her family liked it
Anthony: They like the toilet paper, her family like it
Louie: What's your favorite food?
Anthony: (watermellon?) potatoes, cabbage, what, oh
Louie: Anything else?
Anthony: Donuts, coffee
Louie: That's a lot of good..
Anthony: Chicken soup
Louie: Does (Bernard and Annie?) Make good chicken soup?
Anthony: Yea, and uh, I got two
Louie: Yea? Don't you like canned soup better than Bernard and Annie's chicken soup?
Anthony: Oh, no, homemade soup is uh (something) times better
Louie: You like homemade kapusta too?
Anthony: Yea (unint) like home
Louie: What is your favorite high ball?
Anthony: You mean whiskey and ginger ale?
Anthony: No good.
Louie: No good?
Louie: What straight? the ginger ale or the whiskey?
Anthony: The ginger ale
Louie: Oh, whiskey's no good
Louie: mm hm, uh
Anthony: You know whiskey took out, they don't drink you know (unint) don't drink. They don't like, they like water. water you stay healthy
Louie: what - do you do your own cooking?
Anthony: Why sure
Louie: Where did you learn how to cook
Anthony: oatmeal and uh, mushroom soup and uh
Louie: Where did - where did you learn how to cook? Where did you learn how?
Anthony: well, it's easy! You just put it in there, make a fire, let it go. With kids - sorry, get uh, chicken soup, or whatever you like
Louie: Are you a gourmet?
Louie: A gourmet, a gourmet
Anthony: what's that, I dunno
Louie: That's expert - can you make something, can you make shrimp scampi or something like that? a special dish
Anthony: no, no
Louie: uh, do you uh, play cards?
Anthony: oh yea, pinochle
Louie: What's your favorite card game?
Anthony: (hundred fifty?)
Louie: What is - what is your favorite card game
Anthony: uh -
Anthony: pinochle game
Louie: You like to play pinochle
Anthony: that's the best. three hand
Louie: do you cheat at pinochle?
Louie: Do you cheat?
Louie: Never, huh?
Anthony: no, you can't cheat
Louie: Ah, what do you suggest that's good for constipation?
Anthony: uh, milk of magnesia
Louie: Anything else?
Anthony: Uh, and uh, ex-lax
Louie: Anything else
Anthony: uh, I don't know
Louie: Prunes, is prune juice good?
Anthony: Prune juice? yea
Louie: Do you have any solution to the inflation? How can we stop inflation?
Anthony: Keep the price down
Louie: That would... really solve it, wouldn't it. What do you think of 1978 prices? are they too high?
Louie: Everything you buy, is it too high?
Anthony: It is high, sure
Louie: How about haircut prices, are they high?
Anthony: It is now, 50 cents (you gotta pay five pair?) five dollars fifty cents
Louie: Yea, is that what you -
Anthony: I don't want to get a... barber shop to every three months (?)
Louie: (laughs) Do you pay five dollars and fifty cents when you go? What do you pay for a haircut
Anthony: well.. I pay, you know, half of that price.
Louie: Half? uh, what did -
Anthony: foolish to pay five dollar
Louie: uh huh
Anthony: When I come from poland it was a ten cent haircut - no, fifteen cent - a quarter - a haircut and shave. 25 cents
Louie: 25 cents
Anthony: ninteen seven
Louie: Boy, who was president of the united states in 1907
Anthony: Uh, theodore roosevelt
Anthony: theodore roosevelt
Louie: uh huh
Anthony: that the one that uh, yea, that
Louie: that (tat?)
Louie: You lived under quite a few presidents then, didn't you
Anthony: uh huh
Louie: of the united states
Anthony: (coughs) I got (unint) but I think 40 of 50 presidents already.
Louie: that's quite a span of presidents, isn't it?
Louie: Where did you learn how to play pinochle?
Anthony: We -
Louie: Did you play pinochle in poland?
Anthony: Yea - no they different, they call different, but same like pinochle, they call - uh, burda (?)
Louie: What do they call it?
Anthony: burda (?)
Louie: burda (?)
Anthony: burda (?)
Louie: How many -
Anthony: or durak (?)
Louie: durak (?) How many languages can you speak?
Anthony: Oh, I speak polish, english, and german. Three language
Louie: Say something in german
Anthony: (in german - roughly translated) What would you have me say? You don't understand it... (unint) You don't speak German or hear (?) German, so why should I speak German? You can't understand it!
Louie: I don't versteh (? german - to understand)
Anthony: You don't speak - uh, german
Louie: No I don't
Anthony: So why I got to speak german to you, you don't understand that
Louie: and you can speak english and you can speak polish. Can you sing in polish, do you know any polish songs?
Anthony: Why sure, I used to sing in church polish
Louie: oh did you? Sing one or two lines of some polish songs
Louie: just, just ah - just a couple lines. Something Polish. (speaks polish) do you know that?
Louie: (repeats polish)
Anthony: That I know
Louie: That's polish
Louie: do you - do you
Anthony: I don't know, I don't sing that..
Louie: Oh, you don't sing that