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surprised and couldn't understand the attitude and is going to
continue the hearings for the next year, and then, as one of
his staff men said, “We'll have to write some legislation.”
So I'm thrilled that there's finally somebody who has legislative
authority who is on to this terrible foot dragging.
Last year you made it clear in something you said that
the men in Congress who were vitally concerned about health
problems were often men who were close to the subject because
they themselves had been afflicted or somebody close to them.
Yes, that's right.
Does this pertain to Kennedy as well?
Yes, I think Kennedy is more interested in the results
of research now than he was before because he had experience
with the child, but also he's had experience with the illness
of his father. I think he's just naturally sympathetic to health
problems. He's had various difficulties himself with his
accident and so on.
Yes, I know.
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