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along with it.
However, it ran afoul of Mr. Mahon and Mr. Flood (Congressmen)
who said the money had been appropriated and they shouldn't re-
I really don't know what they were making such difficulties
about,. Even although we had finally technically gotten the
impoundment issue settled, for '73, we still aren't getting the
total of 60 million yet that was voted by the Congress last year, '73.
These are funds for what?
The Cancer Institute.
For training grants?
Asross the board. This is to make the total funds for
fiscal '73 $450,000,000. Actually we came out with only about
422 million dollars. ($422,000,000)
Now with great struggles for fissal '74, we have
approximately 525 million dollars in the HEW bill signed by
the President, at long last. It is said that he has agreed to
600 million dollars for fiscal '75. Fortunately the cancer
field is opening up, both in the field of immunology and in the
field of combined chemotherapy.
Mrs. William Blair and I have been very interested in
efforts to get more widespread investigation of BCG in cancer.
I have tried to locate additional sources of BCG vaccine, and
went to the headquarters of WHO in Geneva to see Dr. Mahler, the
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