Then the general motioned to the clerk seated in the corner by a tape recorder.
I wondered if Stein was somewhere at the earphones of a tape recorder.
"I can get you a tape recorder in two minutes," Scott stated.
He'd turned on the tape recorder and stumbled back to the bed.
One of the guards crossed to the desk and started up a tape recorder.
But when the tape recorder hissed into silence, he went on, staring straight ahead of him in quiet desperation.
He turned back, saw that the psychologist was putting a new reel on the tape recorder.
A second look showed it to be a tape recorder, with the operating lamp on.
Roger referred to a tape recorder that was standard equipment in each of the dormitory rooms, used expressly for messages.
In two hours the Swifts had put together a mechanism designed to work through a tape recorder.