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most people think that it is not possible for people to behave like this, but they do.

Now the appropriations for this year have not been markedup in the House or in the Senate, and the chances are. . .

Q:

You mean they haven't been increased?

Lasker:

We have no markup. There have been hearings but no bills, and the chances of larger appropriations on any large scale are rather poor.

Q:

Is this because of the effort to balance the budget so to speak?

Lasker:

Yes. They are balancing it where there is the least screaming and yelling, and where. . .

They are putting their money in waterways in the South, did you notice that, 16 million dollars?

Q:

Oh yes, I have noticed.

Lasker:

I just don't know how to manufacture or demand clout, but the Southern Representatives and Senators have it because this means money in the pockets of the people in the State. The fact that people do not survive because they aren't properly treated medically or we don't know enough about medicine is of no consequence. That's all



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