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LH Interview # 36
Interviewee: Mrs. Albert D. Lasker
Interviewer: John T. Mason, Jr.
Heathcote Farm, America, New York July 6, 1965

Q:

Mrss Lasker, in these delightful surroundings, I'm sure your chapter today is going to be a vivid and a gay one. You promised to talk about the Johnson administration and your further meetings with Mrs. Johnson especially in the realm of beautification. Is that the first thing on the agenda?

Lasker:

Yes. Well, at one of her meeting for the Committee on a More Beautiful Capital, Mrs. Johnson's or the First Lady's Committee for a Beautiful Capital, the meeting in May, was held on the Seqoia, the yacht that used to be used by the Secretary of the Navy.

Q:

Whose yacht is it now?

Lasker:

Oh, I guess a sort of general purpose yacht for the administration. The idea was that we should look at the river and what areas of the river were being made unattractive by industry or by wastes...



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