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what his plans for fiscal '65 were.
For fiscal '62, '63 and '64, I think the
increases were for 50 million
Did he seem to feel that this was as much as the
picture would absorb effectively, or
No, I think that he didn't know much about what
it would absorb but he thought that if
he made increases we couldn't make too
big a clamour about it, and we did make
a good deal of clamor the first year
because at our cancer conference, which
took place in the fall of '61, Dr.
Siguras encouraged by us and Dr. Farber
and Dr. Ravdin criticized the lack of
additional money that had been put in
the budget by Kennedy for cancer
research, and this seemed to distress
I think the total amount of money went from 770
in fiscal '62 to 960, including research
construction, in fiscal '64.
Just a little under a billion.
The citizen witnesses that we had organized
testified for about a billion two
hundred and 63 million for fiscal
Just in the way of a footnote, tell me about the
citizens group that you organized.
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