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I don't know the history of that bill of hers.
What happened to it?
It was a proposal rather than a bill. It never
reached the bill stage. It was a
proposal that more should be done and
she held a press conference and she put
the proposal in the Congressional
Record, and the result of her
doing this made other Republicans on the
subcommittee on appropriations feel,
well, if Margaret Chase Smith thinks
this is a good idea, maybe we should go
along with more money. She was the first
Republican in the Senate, other than
Bridges, and she openly espoused the
idea of a great deal more money. Bridges
just helped us in the clinches in the
committee, but she was the first
Republican Senator to openly espouse
more money for research on a bigger
What is her continuing attitude?
Her continuing attitude is one of cooperation
with Senator Hill, now. She's very
cooperative. She's still on the
subcommittee. And she broke down the
resistance of the Republicans to giving
Did Dr. Little play any role in this with Mrs.
Clarence Cook Little?
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