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at Merck and Ad Cod and see what we can do. I did through
friends get Bob Hope to do a TV spot which has been played widely
-- I don't know whether you saw it or not.
I haven't seen it.
And Danny Kaye did a TV spot which has been played
widely, and I think that probably we need new spots now. But
maybe the message wasn't strong enough, not violent enough.
They are famous, but you have to say the words that will drive the
people to the doctors. So I'm worried about that aspect of it.
But we did get New York State to pass a bill, signed by Governor
Carey, for a High Blood Pressure and Heart Institute, which
will, they say, get $100,000 for the rest of the year and $2
million in the next fiscal year. We've been trying to do this
for the last four years, and at last it's passed the legislature
and been made a law. And I should also see the state health
officer before I go to Europe.
Well, that's encouraging in terms of New York State because
you've told me in the past about the difficulties.
I could get nowhere.
It was almost impossible.
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