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seem to -- it stands to reason that they must know more about legislation
and what happens. But actually they don't have that much experience. I have
At any rate, this is going to be one of my next serious projects,
When do you contemplate --
Well, I don't think I'm going to go to Rogers about it
until fall, and urge him to introduce a bill in the next Congress,
because if he enters the bill in this session it will die --
Oh, it certainly will. Is he safe for re-election?
I think there's no doubt about his re-election.
He's Florida, isn't he?
Yes, Palm Beach. Actually he's a person very very interested
in health problems, and is learning quite a lot, and is quite effective.
Now, he did something really wonderful. At the time of the Saubocommittee
on Appropriations markup of the HEW bill, he sent a letter to the
subcommittee, to Daniel Flood, and said, “Chairman Flood, We the
members of the Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee on Public
Health and Environment are particularly concerned, as we know you are,
about the severe cuts made by the Office of Management and Budget
in the proposed health program for fiscal '73. No section of the
entire federal budget has a greater effect on the lives of all
American people and no section merits greater attention. “Then he goes
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