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Interview #17 (Part II)
Well, keeping in mind Jane's organization of things, first shall
we deal with the subject of health, and in particular with cancer.
And the first item she has on the list is the story of Senator
Humphrey's operation at Memorial Hospital on October 7, 1976.
FOLLOWS A SHORT CONVERSATION ABOUT TAPE PICKING VOICES)
Well, when I returned from Europe I started to work,
to find out what was current in medicine, or seen in medicine, and
on the 7th of October -- I returned about the 20th of September -- about
the 7th of October, on the 7th of October -- no, not on the 7th, but
on the 1st of October, someone telephoned to me and said, did I know
that Senator Humphrey was going to be operated on, that his cancer
of the bladder had spread and he needed a pistectomy, which is the
making of a new bladder, taking out the old bladder and making a
new one, and you urinate through another outlet, and is a very, very
hard and tough operation.
Is that a plastic bladder?
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