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At one point.
A conference committee like this -- does it consult with
the Budget Director.
No, they just consult with themselves. They
may refer to the Budget Director, but they really are sovereign
Well, among other things that happened during the
summer was that the Food and Drug Administration was trying to
get citizen participation in some of their activities. They
asked me to be on a panel which they had on the testing of drugs
on infants. It was well handled and they're much more public
relations conscious than is anybody at the National Institutes
of Health. It's interesting to see how different federal
agencies depending on who's at the head of them.
Is it the policy -- because of the policy of the head of
the Food and Drug Administration?
What kinds of drugs were they vesting?
A spectrum, a variety of antibiotics and different
kinds of drugs that might be applicable to children, even
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