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of really what I did, but it also is a sign of great generosity and grace on the part of Senator. Hill, because I assure you that most people, including John Fogarty, or anybody else, would not admit to having anybody else have any influence on him. Hill had so much -- effected so many things and did so many things that whether I helped him with this or not didn't make any difference to him. He was operating on such a vast scale, but most people You know? Let's see, have I got -- have you got a pen? Is there more tape?

Q:

Oh, yes. Yes, plenty of tape. And we're going to talk about politics.

Lasker:

Jane has listed a reception that I gave for Congressman William Green [Congressman William J. Green], running for the Senate against the present Senator Heinz [Senator Henry J. Heinz III], on October 21st, and I was so sick that day that I was in bed and was not able to go to the reception in my apartment.

Q:

Who conducted it in your stead?

Lasker:

My sister.

Q:

Is she politically minded too?

Lasker:

Not really. I don't know, maybe it was my nephew and niece, and the people that had invited the people. At any rate, I was not present, and it didn't help the poor Mr. Green because he was defeated.

Q:

What was his particular merit? Why were you backing him so strongl



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