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Q:

In Washington?

Lasker:

Yes.

Q:

What are they attempting to do?

Lasker:

They pass on grants, about 100 grants, and fellowships, training programs, in non-categorized areas. Actually, Fred Stone and I are not at all averse to categorizing them under a heading of some general wording. I'm going to be interested to see what we can get done. We may be able to get a lot done in the field of endicronology that will help all major unsolved diseases. I'm not sure of that, but I'm going to try. At least it's very important to work with a major executive of an institute who wants to get things done, and Stone does.

They have, to play around with, as you say --

Q:

which is not a very good way of putting it --

Lasker:

Well, never mind -- in fiscal '66, they had 122 million. I'll have to look at another piece of paper to see what the estimate is for the current year. The estimate for the current year is 137 million. So it's something that is not too negligible. You can get something done with that kind of money, even against the wishes of doctors!

The only other thing I have to report of great substance



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