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Interview no. 20 (Part II) - June 30th, 1980

Interviewee: Mary Lasker (Mrs. Albert D. Lasker)
Interviewer: John T. Mason, Jr.
Greenwich, Conn.

Q:

This the 20th interview -- part 2 -- with Mary Lasker, at her new residence, her beautiful residence in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday the 30th of June 1980.

For the past 20 years I have been terribly much impressed with the range of your activities in so many different areas of interest, which are so vast, and I was doubly so when I picked up the list of topics that Mrs. Brewer sent me -- the list that you will probably cover today -- and I simply have to say that you are a kind of a fabulous person. We used to talk about the Renaissance man. I think you are a Renaissance woman actually, and perhaps unique in all the world. I just wanted to say that.

Mrs. Lasker:

Everybody is unique in all the world.

Q:

Oh well, yes.

(Interruption)

You just told me off tape something very interesting. It's part of your philosophy of life and the way in which



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