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encouraged or understood.
It was a personal sensitivity?
It was a personal sensitivity, yes.
I did go so far as to try to get General Donovan,
“Wild Bill” Donovan, to see if he could
interest Taber in the problem, but
Donovan wasn't successful.
He actually made the attempt?
Yes, he tried. Taber was so difficult to deal
with that even Senator Bridges, another
Republican and the ranking member of the
full Appropriations Committee,
complained about how Taber rants and
raves in conferences.
Isn't this a kind of an illustration of what you
were talking about a few minutes ago; I
mean, having experienced great power, it
does something to a person, and Taber
certainly did experience great power
through the years in Congress.
He certainly did. He experienced almost unbridled
Well, I was still trying to see if I couldn't
interest Congressman Cannon in the
problem of medical research, and once in
the year of '54 I went to call on him
with Paul Stark, who
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