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Mrs. Lasker, I recall during the time we've been meeting, that
this was true, that it was a verboten subject for many people in
Oh, sure. Absolutely. Absolutely. Now that has largely disappeared,
and it's a miracle. I Just was invited to come to a meeting
-- a luncheon on the 28th of January, this next January, to celebrate
the passage of the bill in the Senate, believe it or not.
Who supported and fostered it openly in the Senate?
Senator Tydings. The bill passed very easily in the Senate. It had many many
sponsors. Now, this makes me very happy, that this got done.
This was one of your original interests.
Oh yes, it is one of my original interests, and I think that you
get no place in the world until you have widespread information on
family planning. The miseries of the world will continue forever until
this is widely known and applied, don't you think?
I certainly do. Now, with this landmark in this country, are we in
advance of or behind Western European nations in this area?
I think that probably no other Western European nation -- I
don't know whether England has any legislation on this subject or not,
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