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We wasted a lot of time trying to get a chairman who
was head of a big industry, but now I think we've decided that
the best thing to do would be to get Mike de Bakey to sign the letters,
because he's a well know heart surgeon, his credibility about
knowledge of the need for trastment of high blood pressure would seem
more authoritative than that of people who just are heads of industry.
Yes, and his name is know nationally.
You think it's better known than most of industry, don't you?
Well, that encourages me.
The center for this citizens' group is located, ware?
We have an office in Washington.
What kind of budget do you have?
Oh, about $120,000. No big budget. But I spend a lot
of my time and energy.
-- and money.
And money, and to hire somebody who would do the equivalent
of what I can do would cost a great deal of money, so that you
can count that I've got the help of other people who would be
very expensive if we hired them. So you can count that. It's
really just a small staff.
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