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to Paula. Ask Paula if she's got it. (pause in recording)

Q:

She says she can't do anything further until. . . when? After the election.

Lasker:

Fall is coming on. . .after the election. Then until after Christmas because then we're on to Christmas. So we'll see what happens after Christmas. I should call her up.

Q:

Oh, I'm sure you're not going to stop.

Lasker:

It would inspire people that she was interested and she might interest her husband and he might not be so tough about the money.

Q:

Oh, I'm sure that it would have repercussions, especially if she really has some. . .

Lasker:

Three of her great friends have cancer -- Mr. Bloomingdale and Mr. and Mrs. Rather.

Q:

Well, and she has, as you say, a medical background, and so she can have some appreciation of the value of this sort of thing. I think that's a very promising contact. How did it develop? Was it from that dinner you went to last year, the Sadat dinner?



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