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At any rate, the attitude of the Americans was, “Well,
maybe the British doctors really didn't want to do it!”
A negative approach.
If the British doctors they knew didn't want to
meet and formally cooperate, they should find some that
did, don't you think so?
I think so. Not the negative approach.
Yes, and they said they wouldn't want to go ahead without
consulting their British colleagues, and things like
that. Well, some British colleagues would want to do it,
you know. Some could be founds, especially if there was
a government suggestion that it should be done.
What was the lady's reaction?
Well, the lady's suggestion was that she'd be
happy to do anything they asked. Of course, they didn't ask
anything. Deeda and I were trying to push the whole business,
and she said, “Well, will you send me a memo?”
Well, it finally left that when one of the leading
medical researchers from Great Britain would be in the
United States in September, they would all lunch together at
the embassy. Well, that sounds to me as if it were going
to go along in a very limp-handed fashion.
It's really extraordinary how much it takes to get
anything tied together. I finally said, after Mrs. Jay
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