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A usual procedure with staffs.
Do you remain the only woman on that Board?
Oh, yes. Oh yes, Well, there are very few women as
interested in the subject as I, or who have any information on it,
or who have done anything about it. It's an eccentricity of mine.
It's more than that. It's almost a vocation.
Well, let's talk about the Lasker Awards. The Lasker Awards
were given this year to Senator Magnuson, as a public service award,
in Seattle, Washington, on October 18th. I went out there, to that
lovely city, and they were presented at the Olympia Hotel. Senator
Cotton of New Hampshire was there and about 500 people from the
community. It was a very gala occasion. Dr. De Bakey presented it.
This was a departure from the ordinary procedure with awards?
Yes, but he insisted on it.
Well, I suppose because they wanted the people in Washington
to know how important Magauson was in health, and they were right.
people in Washington didn't know how important he was in health.
And we went along with it.
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