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Lasker:

I think that's right. And you think there's enthusiasm for it in Washington?

Q:

I really think so among people who are concerned about cultural events. I know of some, and many of them have had to travel to New York to fulfill their own natural desires in this area.

Lasker:

And that's very expensive and ridiculous when you consider that it's the nation's capital.

Q:

And it's so inconvenient that they don't...

Lasker:

They don't do it often.

Q:

Latently speaking, you have such a great interest in cultural projects in Washington because you have a high percentage of educated people.

Lasker:

Yes, I agree. Well, I'm glad to hear your feeling about it because I hope it's very true as I've given a great amount of time and effort, much of it very very frustrating and very unsuccessful in large areas, toward getting it going;



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