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Did I tell you anything about a dinner that I went to given by Ross Perot last January?

Q:

You mentioned that. You sat next to somebody.

Lasker:

It was a great mixture of politicians and businessmen, and the Annapolis choir or chorus came and entertained us.

Q:

The midshipmen?

Lasker:

Yes.

Q:

Ross is a graduate of the Naval Academy.

Lasker:

Yes. And then Miss McDonough has made a summary here -- she's put down the awards that I received during the year. Well, now, there was one award that was really very well done. It was the Ladies Home Journal Women of the Year Award, shared by about six or eight other women including Helen Hayes and Ladonna Harris, and Dr. Apgar, and several other women. It was done at the Kennedy Center in Washington, and the misstress of ceremonies was Rosaliad Russell.

Q:

That was on May 15, actually.

Lasker:

Yes, Was it? May 14, it says here. At any rate it was very lively, and I was amazed to find that although I was only on television for about 30 seconds, at least 30 people that I knew were actually watching the show and actually remembered and said that they had seen me. I never had such a reaction from anything,



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