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And how has the other independent agency reacted to the efforts of your
Well, do you know that because there are so few of us involved that no other agencies
seem to care. The National Association for Mental Health, the voluntary organization
that was supposed to be raising funds, because of their attitude which was led by Mr.
duPont years and years ago, has never really come back into the field until the last
two years even to ask for time to testify. Now, recently Adams has gotten interested
and has gone into testify.
Now, as I told you in the early '50s, they tried to make a new organization, and they
have raised totally in 1960, which is the last year that I have here--and the '61
figures are not much bigger but Jane should include them when she reads this-- were
five million 780 thousand dollars nationally, and they allocated to research only
$404,000, and they were really not responsible for doing anything about getting
federal or state money; it's just been a small effort.
Is there a tremendous overhead with that organization?
Oh, there's an overhead because this money is raised by a large number of small
committees who spend a lot of money just raising funds.
What seems to be their first objective currently?
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