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Yes, he's a life baron.
You spoke about the joint conference of the American
and British doctors on breast cancer. This is one step in
obtaining greater cooperation between the practicing doctors
in the two coutries?
Yes. It's really trying to --
I've been anxious for the British and the Americans
to have formal governmental support for cooperative meetings
on cancer research between the British and the Americans,
as we had between the Russians and Americans and with the
French, the Italians and the Japanese.
In the first place, the British are very good clinicians.
In the second place, they speak and publish in our own
language, and it seems to me to be mad not to try to do this.
Consequently, Deeda Blair (Mrs. William) and I invited
Mrs. Jay, the wife of the Ambassador to the United States
from Great Britain, for lunch a couple of weeks ago. And
she's interested in health problems. She knows quite a lot
about it, and she's the daughter of Callahan, the Prime
And we got three people from he National Cancer
Institute, not the Director, unfortunately, to meet with her,
hoping that they would sound enthusiastic. Because they
were really kind of down-the-line bureaucrats, I must say they
really didn't help a lot. I think we could have done more
with her alone.
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