Previous | Next
118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150151152153154155156157158159 of 999
now Congressman Pepper.
What strategic committee is he on?
Rules -- Rules Committee. I wish he were on
Appropriations. If he were, say, the chairman of Appropriations
and the subcommittee, we'd have an entirely different story.
But the personality and life's interests and lack of education
or education of members of a subcommittee are just tantamount
to the life or death of people, in this case.
You were talking about this 70 million additional --
Hill lost all of it except about 21/2 million
we got for coronary care units, hypertensive study, and
immunotherapy in cancer and the arthritis center.
This was the conference committee --
-- It was the conference committee, they struck
it out, and Mahon was even so dastardly as to have signed
the conference report and then gotten up and opposed it on the
© 2006 Columbia University
Libraries | Oral History
Research Office | Rights and
Permissions | Help