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deal to get it done, because the neurologists are totally inexperienced in these matters, and run lightly across my path making as much trouble as possible. The only person I'm really in league with is Clark Milliken of Mayo Brothers. But he is the leading neurologist.

Well then, the next category is really to tell you what has happened to the National Cancer Institute. A new board was appointed by Nixon as of March.

Q:

This is the result of the legislation?

Lasker:

This is the result of the legislation. Here are the people. You'll see I'm among the members. I went to the first meeting in March. It was very awkward. We were filled with information in piles three feet high in front of us, and people like Jim Watson of DNA and RNA fame were mixing everything up with various other doctors who really didn't understand what he was talking about. The table was so long and so wide that you can't hear people anyway, you know.

Q:

That's quite a distinguished list, however.

Lasker:

Wall, yes, but it's only distinguished if they get something distinguished done, really, and it's full if people that like to talk and don't know what the areas are, where the emphasis should be given, you know.

Q:

You're theonly woman on it.

Lasker:

Yes, Isnt that craxy?

Q:

No, I don't think it's craxy.



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