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before it was used here on a big scale.

Q:

And there I suppose it wasn't a volunteer thing, it was --

Lasker:

They Just did it.

Q:

Had to do it, because it's that kind of government

Lasker:

I'm hoping that some important observations or discoveries will come out of it. But no one who comes back says, that they'd found anything marvelous that they didn't already know, or that they're treating people -- except that their care is very kind, and that there's plenty of nursing, kind nursing of people, and that medical service is free and widely available, but as far as knowing new ways to cure things, they don't seem to have brought anything back.

Q:

There's free interchange of information between the two countries.

Lasker;

Yes, as far as possible. I think there's do doubt that the Americans are willing to tell them anything. I don't think the Russians hold anything back because they take the Americans through their hospitals. I mean, they don't seem to observe anything they're doing that's different.

Q:

Are you inspired to visit Russia yourself?

Lasker:

Not in relation to medicine. I'd like to go to see their works of art, but I think it's rather irksome to do it. Have you been?

Q:

Yes.

Lasker:

I think it would be a lot of trouble, take, two or three hours to



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