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with the centers to be created through the legislation on
cancer, heart and stroke. He asked me to give him memorandums
on both of them, both of which I still have to do.
That night I went to call on Mr. and Mrs. Cregar and
saw their art collection. They have nine beautiful Monets.
And they seemed rather enthusiastic about the idea of giving
cherry trees to the area around the Washington monument.
I haven't heard from them...
Are they Washingtonians?
Yes, they're Washingtonians. He's made a great
fortune in the insurance business, insuring government
employees, so it would be highly suitable for him to do this;
but I haven't heard a word from him and now I'm a little bit
Where near the Washington monument do you envision these?
Well, you know, the temporary buildings have been
Along 17th Street.
Yes. Here's the Washington monument and here is a
huge area where there used to be temporary buildings where
there is now nothing. There are a few cherry trees here.
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