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going on in Scotland and other parts of England. And it will be a drug that was developed not with the aid of American funds initially. But most drugs of any consequence that have been developed have either been started here, or they've been widely developed here, because of the availability of this money.

Q:

Has there been a study of the drugs which have benefited and which have come out as a result of this vast medical research program?

Mrs. Lasker:

Well, I don't think there's any formal study but it would be easy to name them.

Q:

Would it not be helpful?

Mrs. Lasker:

I can name them in some special section of this interview.

Q:

But wouldn't that be helpful, to publicize the fact that such and such a list of drugs has come about almost entirely because of the medical research.

Mrs. Lasker:

Yes. Well, people will say, well of course they were done in medical schools where they had some private money



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