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Yes, because that's the final word. But he should
have been a member of the conference
Yes, but he didn't always go to all the
conferences. As a chairman, he was a
member of any conference committee, as
he was chairman of the full committee,
but he couldn't go to them all because
there was so much going on.
I begged himto be present. I knew that he would
be the only one whose strength would
keep the extra 10 million for us,
because Cannon would be against the
extra money and Fogarty wasn't there.
The House, with Busby, Cannon and Taber,
all sharpening their knives for economy
would really give us trouble.
Here's a transcript that's really funny. Will you
give it back to me?
Yes, along with the others.
The small economies that would really not count
in money but could save lives were the
ones they understood about saving on,
the House people, that is.
Bridges promised then to be present and he phoned
to Downey to see that the conference was
set at a convenient time.
Was this the Senator?
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