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sequence, that you say something about this award which was given you.
That was given in June by the American Cancer Society, June 9,
and President and Mrs. Johnson came and he presented it to me. Then
on November 5, believe it or not, the American Cancer Society's New
York City division had a dinner -- no, wait a minute, the Albert
Sloane Award was the New York City division of the American Cancer
Society to which President and Mrs. Johnson came.
That was the one in June.
Yes. Then in the fall, the American Cancer Society at its
annual meeting had a big dinner and they gave numerous awards, including
Flower Awards to Elmer Botest and to me, and that was presented to
me by Secretary Elliott Richardson on November 5th. Richardson was
much more friendly than I'd ever felt him to be before. I've never
seen anyone who was so freezingly stiff and cold when I first encountered
him, who later became positively friendly.
He's a Brahmin, is he not?
Yes. Then another funny thing happened. Because of my friend
C.H. Lee and because I'd supported his work in growth hormone, and
helped him to get additional support through Charlie Allen and Max
Gessen, who had given him a million dollars over the last five years,
he synthesized growth hormone. Well, he was determined that I should
be given an honorary degree at the University of California at
Berkeley. Now, the head of the university, the chancellor, was Phil Lee,
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