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surprised that there was any problem and
gave no constructive suggestions,
however. Anna Rosenberg had been to
visit him and he had promised her to
speak to John McCormick, who in turn
spoke to Fogarty. All this did no good,
however, and Fogarty continued to be
adamant in conversations with Hill.
What reasons was he giving at this time? Did he
He gave no reasons. He was just opposed. He's one
of these people, who, when he expresses
opposition, is silent.
Hill couldn't imagine what was the matter and I
thought that I certainly ought to be
able to fix it up in some way and I was
very puzzled and didn't know what to do.
Florence, in the meantime, was terribly
distressed by the unsympathetic and
unrealistic attitude of Fogarty and told
the story to Drew Pearson, who wrote
several articles on the subject, which
caused an enormous amount of comment, as
you can imagine. But it didn't change
Fogarty at all. Fogarty was sulking and
the rest of his committee were lined up
I went to see Lanham and Fernandez and the
American Cancer Society and Cerebral
Palsy and various other people got in
touch with them, but they could n't get
himto give an inch.
The committee had evidently agreed to let him do
whatever he wanted to do in conference.
Of course, they were delighted
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