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Lasker:

Oh, I think about $150,000, about. That's that.

Q:

This I'm going to include in the record, the tribute of Roger Stegens.

Lasker:

Then I see that I was present when the President signed the act for the Kennedy Center. You know it was made Kennedy Center by an act of Congress just after the death of President Kennedy. I saw here, clutched in among this group --

Q:

This is President Johnson -- oh, this was carried in the initial program, was it? Kind of a brochure?

Lasker:

Well, it's a program, you know those programs people have, not memorial programs.

Q:

Well, it's a dedicatory sort of program.

Lasker:

Here's an article by Sir Alexander Haddom on the status of cancer research. Here's an article by Sidney Farber on the status of cancer research currently more or less, and here's a letter that my sister wrote thanking Mr. Gessen and Mr. Charles Allen of New York for their help in the sysnthesis of the human growth hormone by Dr. C.H. Lee, which I got Mr. Gessen involved in and he involved Mr. Allen.

Now, another thing that we did this year that was rather useful was that we brought out our National Health Education Committee's facts on the major killing and crippling diseases in the United States today, and it was distributed to key pessonnel of the NIH, the Veterans Administration, the NIH Advisory Council and sections, pertinent House



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