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No, but this touches the pocketbook of the individual.
And this is an aid in fostering such national legislation, isn't it?
Yes, because the prices are enormous and people who are not
covered are in the most dire straits, because everybody's used to being
paid for everything now. There aren't big charity hospitals. Charity
is no longer a big factor in medicine, it doesn't seem. You know. Such
large parts of the population have some coverage that they feel now
they must get comprehensive coverage. Well, we'll see what happens
You say Leonard Woodcock is now chairman of the group. Does this
mean UAW funds are available for promoting it?
Yes. It does. They're doing some non-tax-deductible funds
and getting some other funds from other sources.
What can you do, what can your Foundation do, in order to promote this?
Well, I can give some non-tax-deductible funds myself. I can't
do anything in the Foundation particularly.
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