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Kennedy he said, “Why do you think we have so much trouble raising money for the center? Do you think it's that people don't like the Kennedys?”

I said, “I don't think it's true, and I don't think it would have anything to do with it. I think people just don't like Washington and they don't like culture.”

At any rate, the money seems to be raised; it seems to be going ahead, and we're going to have it in spite of everything.

Q:

I think you deserve a plaque of some sort.

Lasker:

I've never known anything that hard.

Well, let's make that that about the Kennedy Center, and we'll talk about the other things after dinner. (break in tape)

Q:

Mrs. Lasker, you indicated that you wanted to talk a little bit about the campaign of Robert Kennedy for the Senate and especially so because in the future this account may have some importance, considering the fact that he is a young man and a young man with a very bright political future in our country. This is his first elective office, and it will



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