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Did they not do anything?
Nothing. They met in the White House. Ribicoff wasn't the least bit interested in what
they had to say. It was obvious that there were grave problems that the President was
preoccupied with, and they got no attention. The President didn't even enter the room and
greet them, which was very sad.
How many were there?
Oh, there were about 25.
Were you present?
No, it was entirely a conference of doctors for which we had written a lot of material,
and it was a good group of doctors.
It's unfortunate that they couldn't reassemble.
Well, it could have been done, except that Ribicoff wasn't really interested and the
President was harassed. Now, I'm still trying to get a presidential commission, as of
What are the obstacles that stand in the way?
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