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and in the press?
I don't recall that the press made any lively comment
about it. In the Congress it supported a bill already proposed
by Wagner, Murray and Dingell for health insurance, and the
other proposals really received no attention to speak of at all,
except that I think it's possible that the Hill-Burton Bill got
some impetus from it. I must ask Hill about that.
Were either one of these bills in anticipation of the
No, not that I know of. They were separate.
At that point you had not been in conversation with Senator
Murray and. . .
No, Murray and Wagner and Dingell had presented their
bill before the Congress but there had been no hearings of any
consequence, and the bill never got out of committee in either the
House or the Senate.
But this was a sign of some interest, at least, in the field.
Yes, this was a sign of a little further interest. But
we decided, as a result of the nucleus of the people who signed
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