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It's a lot of work to get the city figures, their statistics,
what they spend now and what the deaths are from various causes, and
to do it takes a lot of work and trouble, But we have done one.
It may not be very good. I ought to spend the rest of the afternoon
looking it over and seeing how it should be rewritten. Then
I have to go and see Koch and see whether he will spend any more
money and try to help us get more money.
Well, the mere fact that he asked for a health program from you
indicates; it seems to me, a real interest.
Well, he's never done anything in the city of New York.
The death rate in the city of New York is higher than either Connecticut
or New Jersey.
Well, maybe he thinks you have greater opportunities in the state at large.
Maybe he does. Let's hope.
He's been hamstrung in the city by these terrific problems of
unions and deficits and all the rest of it.
Well, I hope he won't have the same problems in the state,
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