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Interview # 16, Part II
First we're going to talk about the appropriations for
cancer research and for the cancer centers.
In the fiscal '76 we got $762 million for cancer research,
the National Cancer Institute.
Now, that was actually cleared and available?
Yes, that actually was good after a fight because
it was vetoed by President Ford. The whole HEW bill was
vetoed, the '76 bill.
Now after many difficulties we got the '77 House and the
Senate figures, and they're to agree on a final figure for cancer and
all the rest of the research institutes this week. The
high figure in the Senate was $825 million, and the House figure
was $780 million so we'll come some place between the two - probably
just over $800 million.
I see. And there's a good possibility of it's being...
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