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No, I don't see many now.
I don't see anything, because I am always looking
at television for political news, I am not looking at it
to be entertained. Nor are you -- you are entertained in
Well, at any rate TV has had a tremendous effect, and
the Ad Council did get this immense amount of free time
for it, which is a tremendous service. I don't think they've
ever done anytning where it could be traced, that with
the start of TV spots the death rate changed in a major
cause of death. Never.
Do you think that this is going to be a breakthrough
in terms of other efforts in the medical world? Do you
think it has impressed the medical personnel in any way?
I don't know. I don't think. . . You see, most
doctors are not looking at TV in the daytime. We don't
get it on prime time often, you know.
Well, naturally they aren't, but they must be aware of
the fact that there is this vast decline in deaths.
They are aware that they have more people asking
about high blood pressure, but they are not sure just
how it happened, and the National Heart Institute itself
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