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they talk about it. They've sent out a request for supplies. And they've had 14 different places say they could make it for them, including in Japan and in Italy. But this is because we've pushed them very hard from every direction, you can imagine.

Q:

Well, you had a certain clout down there, so I would think they --

Lasker:

Well, I don't have enough, is all I can tell you.

Q:

You mentioned Japan and other places. Are they?

Lasker:

Yes, the Japanese are very interested.

Q:

Are they manufacturing any?

Lasker:

Well, not on a big scale. They haven't got it purified and made, you know, in commerical quantities, no. but that doesn't mean they won't have it.

Q:

Now, if they've determined to do it --

Lasker:

If they've determined to do it and a big company is interested in it, they can do it.

Q:

Well, we started out to talk about some of the social activities and we got off on interferon.

Lasker:

Oh, we talked about the social activities. Now, that was what was so good about Jane, was that she would look over my social activities and pick out the ones she thought were interesting. The last ones that I think were very interesting were in relation to Senator Magnuson, and we gave a dinner, the Blairs and I gave a dinner for him --

Q:

Who did?



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