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and a very sympathetic figure, who has been very helpful to medical research; Carl Elliott of Alabama; Kenneth Roberts of Alabama; John Rooney of New York; Edith Green of Oregon; Bob Jones of Alabama, who was defeated; Sydney Yates, who has gone back into the Congress; Dodd of Connecticut; Symington of Missouri; Ellson of Arizona, who was defeated; Vance Hartke of Indiana, who won; Jackson of Washington; Robert F. Kennedy; Mansfield of Montana, majority leader; Joseph Montoy of New Mexico; Frank Moss of Utah; Muske of Maine; John Pastore of Rhode Island; Pierre Salinger, who was defeated; Senator McKee of Wyoming, who won; Joseph Tydings of Maryland, who won; Genevisse Blatt of Pennsylvania, who lost; Ralph Yarborough of Texas, who won. I also supported Otto Kern for governor of Illinois and a few other people who were defeated. Young Adlai Stevenson ran for the state legislature.

Q:

Did he make it?

Lasker:

Yes, in Illinois. That is about that.

Q:

As usual, the support went to the state committees.

Lasker:

Various committees--state committees mostly. You know, all the Senators and Congressmen have a variety of committees through which one can give.



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