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That's my intention.

Then to go back to the other style of awards next year, or possibly give an award to people in the heart field if there's something special happening, which I think there will be in the field of atropine.

Then I hope that they'll go on, because both my sister and I think my nephew and his wife are interested, and I think my grand -- step grandchildren -- are interested, moderately. I hope it will go on as long as I live, and probably that the Foundation which will have some money will be perpetuated.

Q:

It has such a unique position in the field of American medicine, it seems to me a terribly important thing to go on.

Lasker:

I was going to say that this year the Kennedy Center, which I worked on so long, --

Q:

Now we're going to talk about the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington.

Lasker:

It opened. We had a glorious and gala preview in May which was very beautiful and very well done, thanks to Mrs. Blair and Mr. Balir, and then this fall it opened officially. I wasn't here for the official opening.

Q:

I have a picture of you at the preview.

Lasker:

You have?

Q:

Oh yes, you and Mrs. Rose Kennedy and the Blairs. Not a very good picture.



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