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I'm thinking of the doctors, say, in a state like Maine, where the resources are
limited. Interested in seeing that those doctors got to national conferences where
they could learn it first hand...
You mean general practitioners or...
Men involved in state hospitals.
Well, no, we didn't have money to transport people from 50 states to a conference; it
was just more money than I had. It would have been a good idea, and if I had the kind
of money that they have in the Rockefeller Foundation or the Ford Foundation, I would
have done entirely more and much differently.
In keeping score about actual results in dollars and cents (Jane would you ask Mike
Gorman what the states were spending at the time of the Governors Conference and what
he estimates they are spending now. It is considerably more, but I haven't got the
Without additional research and training money nothing could be done. It's like a car
Now, Lyn Adams, who had been working for us for some time but rather ineffectually,
left the National Committee Against Mental Illness and Mike Gorman became the
Executive Secretary in January of '54. Gorman had been working for me for one last
four or five years on other projects for the National
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