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Interview Series II # 11
It's great to see you again today, and see you looking so well.
I want to bring your story up to date. Last time in January you
talked about the advancement in medical research. Today I think you
want to talk particularly about the heart and heart research,
do you not?
Well, I wanted to say that inspite of the Conquest
of Cancer Bill, the Heart Association has been pressing for a bill along
similar lines for heart research, an expanded number of people to
be working on it and a larger amount of money. The bill was
introduced by Kennedy and Rogers, and they both held hearings. The
Senate had passed the bill and the House is presumably going to pass
the bill this week.
Let me ask what role you had in seeing that the bills were
introduced in the two Houses?
I urged Kennedy to introduce a heart bill right after
the Cancer Bill was signed, but actually I think the credit belongs to
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