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-- floor fight -- had taken place on the subject of health, the health
appropriation, since John Fogarty made a fight in 1956.
It had always happened in committee.
Always whatever came out of committee stood. Now, unfortunately
there was a teller vote which was not recorded.
It will be under new rules.
It will be recorded under new rules. We were defeated 151 to
103, in July. Then I went around to the Senate and I said that we
didn't have enough money for heart or for stroke and that we needed
another 53 million dollars, -- about 35 for heart and 18 for
the Institute for Neurology and Stroke. I saw Senator Byrd of West
Virginia and Magnusson and they said they'd try to do something about
putting additional funds for heart and stroke, Institutes for Heart
and Neurology and Stroke. Believe it or not, the bill actually didn't
come up until I returned from Europe in -- after I returned from Europe
in October, although I had done all this work in July, so we had to do
it all over again, in early October. And they did actually appropriate
in the Senate another 20 million dollars for heart research and another
-- let's see -- they appropriated 25 and 15 million.
Who were the principal protagonists for it?
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