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used for their upkeep, maintenance, care?
I don't know how that's handled. For instance, in
New York State the Teconic Highway is superbly cared for,
and I think that's a state highway that has maintenance funds.
I don't know whether the maintenance would fall on the states
afterward or not, but I talked to the head of the office of
federal highways in the Department of Commerce, Mr. Rex
Whitton, and I was very nervous that Mr. Whitton would be
very against the planting of flowers and trees and shrubs.
However, he seems quite compliant and interested or moderately
interested in the planting of trees and interested especially
that they should be indigenous trees and shrubs, which naturally
I am, too, because that's the way they'll last and do well;
in other words, to plant dogwood in Virginia and blue bonnets
And roses in Delaware.
Roses in Delaware and cherries in entrances to Washington
would be something highly desirable in my opinion. He does not
seem to be averse to this, but I don't have the feeling he's
going to be a great crusader unless the bill is passed by
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