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position about Vietnam, because I thought that he really hadn't thought it out in any depth, and especially his economic positions, one that would result in our getting into the same position England's been in, you know, and that you'd have a disaster for everybody. Nobody could do anything.

Q:

It made a dilemma for you, did it not?

Lasker:

Then Where Sargent Shriver got into it I decided that it wasn't going to be all that bad, and I did give him some support and I supported Shriver who's been a friend, and his wife, for a long time. I supported at least 50 Congressional or Senatorial candidates.

Q:

What percentage of them came through?

Lasker:

I think about 85 percent were elected, including some new ones like Congressman Aboureszk now Senator from South Dakota -- he won when McGovern couldn't even carry his own state. And I supported Floyd Haskell of Colorado, who defeated Gordon Allott.

Q:

And of course your friend Rogers came through.

Lasker:

Oh of course, Rogrs, of course I supported Rogers. I supported -- (list of people and rqauizations attachec)

Q:

Fine. Incidentally, in July yousaid you'd only been working with Rogers for about a year and youdidn't know --

Lasker:

how easy it would be to work with him?



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