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Q:

And that's what he did?

Lasker:

That's what he did.

Q:

Well, he's a very skilled politician.

Lasker:

Yes, he's a skilled politician. Very skilled. And has just tremendous energy.

Q:

What about the depth of his sincerity? I mean, have you gaged that yet?

Lasker:

I think he's very sincere. I think he wants to be a great success as President, and I think that he thinks about the Presidential budget the way he thinks about his own budget. You can't think in the same terms about a national budget as you think about your own budget or a company budget, because the effort is entirely different.

Q:

Yes. The sources are different too.

Lasker:

And the resources are entirely different. (LAUGHTER) Well, so next comes the social side.

Q:

Now, the reception for Secretary . Well, we did talk about that.

Lasker:

That was part of the effort to raise money for the Democratic National Committee, the dinner in honor of President Carter.

Q:

Now, this all went to the National Committee, did it? Or did some of it go to the state?

Lasker:

No. All. The National Committee.



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