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-- anywhere within 18 months of the time they really started. And Now we'll see what happens. Maybe nothing but if it's nothing it's only because it isn't energetically enough followed. It's interesting that we were able to get Richardson to move. As you know, we're well known not to be for Republicans.

Q:

Richardson himself, is he a men who?

Lasker:

-- Richardson is a very bright man. The only thing is that he never gets bright doctors to tell him anything. Either they're afraid of his rank or they don't have the ideas themselves, and he said to his people, “Why is it that Mrs. lasker has to come and tell me about this? Why don't I hear this from some of my people?”

Indeed, that's a good question.

You won't believe this.

Q:

I shall be anxious to find out what happens on Monday.

Lasker:

It may be that nothing is going to - - you know, that they're going to make a big lot of talk and it will dwindle to nothing, but their intension is to do something. (I had it here, where is it?) Here -- this is from the MEDICAL WORLD NEWS.

Q:

What page?

Lasker:

It doesn't have a page. It says, “Twin problem of NIH,” the headline, “how to get a jump on public, on the public in research concerns, and then have it justify its research.” This is the headline. Then the detail of it is, “Not that the NIH does not respond to



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