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Kennedy was for the idea but he never put anybody on the problem and assumed that whatever Udall was doing was going to be adequate. It wasn't anything that engaged his continuing thought.

In connection with foreign policy problems this was an area in which Jones and Lloyd were both very interested. They wrote a foreign policy position paper for the campaign of '60, and in October of '60 there was a conference. (This conference program has notations made by Stevenson on it, and it might be interesting to have it reproduced.)

In connection with foreign aid, I think I've said that we published a pamphlet, “One Hundred Countries and One and a Quarter Billion People,” by Paul Hoffman. Here it is. It was translated into Spanish and Japanese and at least 80,000 copies were distributed and 50,000 were paid for by people. We published under the name of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, which I thought was a mistake, but we did. Paul Hoffman thinks that it had a very wide influence on the thinking of economists. He felt that no other piece of writing promoted the idea of world economic development in a comprehensive way, and certainly nobody else whose name was important, who was respected, even guessed at what amount of money was needed in aid to get major developing countries into a state of economic viability.

Now, in addition to these efforts we did support the publication of reports by Leon Keyserling: one on “Inflation,

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