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We did indeed have presidents and high-ranking officers of the
major drug companies, including ,
and we did raise over $100,000.
I had another lunchn for people insurance companies.
The people came from insurance companies and they gave nothing.
At your house?
At my house. Insurance companies really don't want a
prolonged prime of life because that makes them have to
pay annuities longer, and that's very upsetting to their calculatinons.
But you were optimistic that they might...
Well, I thought it was so obvious -- they might shamed
into it. But no. Isn't that marvelous? Doesn't it make you
feel sad for the human race?
Then I saw that a request for money to support rehabilitation
in some new building and a core grant in order that the New
York University Medical School become a major cancer center a
comprehensive cancer center, was not likely to happen unless I
went to a sub-committee in Washington on the 24th of February.
And with great fatigue to myself I went for one day from California
to Washington to try to promote this. I thought I had gotten
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