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forgotten, and so it all has to be done all over again by sending Mike Gorman around to remind them all.

Q:

But he's a good remainder.

Lasker:

But he's interested in money for mental illness and it's very had to send one person to come for such an immense amount of money. I was asking myself for $233 million more for there institutes. What he will want more will be about $500 million and then they'll say, “What do you want the most?” and he'll point to something and that's the way they cut it all down. So who knows what will come out of all this? I'm going to go to Europe, and I'm not going to stay here, because I can't figure out what they're going to do. They're really waiting to see if Ford will veto the education bill. If he vetoes the education bill, they won't give very much. If he doesn't veto the education bill, I think they'll take a little chance and give a little hit more. That's my present estimate. But when he's actually going to sign or veto the education bill, nobody knows.

Q:

When did he get it?

Lasker:

This week. So that's the report on appropriations, but I tell you that it's so exhausting to concentrate sufficiently to interest people who have so many other issues on their minds.



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