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of great wealth.
Yes, but he is not at all generous. Nobody has ever claimed that he's given money.
I've never heard that he's given money to anything. Once in a great while, he makes
some small contribution to a politician's campaign. Now, may be he gives sums away
quietly, without his name attached to them, but nobody around him claims that he has.
They just claim that he doesn't like to give money away.
I thought that might be some clue to his interest.
No. He's just not interested. I've found that so many people in politics are just not
interested in health problems.
Now, Hoch had a hard time at first because various psychoanalytic cliques were
opposed to him for various reasons. One, was because he was known to be interested in
the new drugs. The psychoanalytic purists didn't want to help people with drugs, and
still many of them don't, and they barely realize anything about the problems of the
state mental hospitals. They think only in terms of ambulatory patients who are
neurotic, not psychotic people who have to be taken care of and removed from their
As our National Committee Against Mental Illness had been helpful in interesting the
governors of other large states, especially Michigan, Louisiana and Pennsylvania and
Kentucky, to act and to get additional finds for medical
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