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Oh, I think it's very damaging to the President,
Well, I gave a reception for (Senator) Claiborne
Pell this June. Claiborne Pell is on the Senate Sub-Committee
on Health Legislation.
I see. You've known him for some time.
I've helped him for some time, and he sometimes
helps on pieces of legislation where we need more support
than what we might get from Kennedy and Javits, where we
need somebody else to push it. He helped a little bit on
some high blood pressure legislation that we were trying
to get more money for the states on a capitation basis,
so that they'd have more money to establish clinics and
screening efforts in states. I really think this --
You also gave a reception for Bob Wagner, Jr.?
Yes. Well, that was really at the behest of his
father and stepmother, and he I think is an able boy and
I'm sorry that he didn't win. I think that's really a very
Are you optimistic about the new appointment of Mrs. Wagner?
What appointment has she got?
To improve the aesthetic picture in the transportation
system of the city. The subways and buses.
Well, if anybody can do it, she can. She's amazingly
energetic, has good taste. She's got the backing of her husband.
It will be amazing if -- and she probably can do something. If
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