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know, to charitable, charitable contributions. So I did that. To whatever extent I can do that, I've done it and I still have one more payment to be made on it, and I will do it again. So that it may be able to make my Foundation, which I'd spent a lot of money from, independent. My having to constantly give money to the Foundation. I was always giving money to the Foundation.

Q:

I remember a few years ago you were worried about the Foundation. You had eight millions in it then, you told me.

Lasker:

The what?

Q:

The Foundation had eight million in it, you told me, some years ago, and you were going to have to do something about increasing this.

Lasker:

Oh, I had no -- I had spent money and had, maybe originally, had at one time eight million, and that I had spent a lot of money, and so I was going to have to do something to increase it to be able to operate on a modest scale. And that's what I've done in the selling of the pictures. I was able to give part of the money, that would otherwise have gone in tax, to the Foundation. That wasn't a temptation, to do it that way.

Q:

Yes, of course it was.

Lasker:

Yes. Then, about Leeds Castle, which is the home of my friend, Alice Baillie [Lady Alice Baillie], and was given to a Foundation, to be used as a place for people to use and see. I went there last September, and Lord Geoffrey Lloyd, who was the Chairman of the Board of the Foundation, arranged a meeting with Mr. Notter



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