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Well, I hope that it will turn out to show up in the
What particular effort is Alice Fordyce accomplishing
in New York state?
Well, she's in touch with the health commissioner. She's
in touch with the city health commissioner. And she has organized
some of the doctors and laymen to really keep the interest going
in New York state.
One of the health problems that I've been interested
in for a very long time is planned parenthood. General William
Draper has made a major contribution in this area to getting
the United Nations involved with it. He's the United States
representative at the Population Commission of the United Nations,
and I thought that we should try to help him in relation to
the World Conference on Population which is going to take place
in Bucharest, Rumania, of all places -- it seems to me to be a very
strange and distant and poor place to get information out of, but
this is where it's happening.
When is it happening, this year?
Yes, this August. We did support a luncheon given by the
Overseas Press club, to invite world press representatives to hear him
speakon the subject. He was extremely good. He speaks very
well and his speech was very good. He didn't have what was called
“hard news,” so we got very little spot publicity, none in New York
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