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whether there's any national funds going for family planning in any
Western European nation. Probably the Norwegian, Swedish and Danish
countries, they get family planning as part of their national health
services. Maybe in England too. But I don't know.
Do you foresee this as of any assistance to our representatives on
the Human Rights Commission of the United Nations, where they are
concerned about this problem?
This bill? I think so, Yes. I think that since it's the
national policy of the United States and the United States has now voted
money for it, voted to do something about it, I think that has to be
The President signed the bill. And the Department actually wanted
the bill, HEW, in contrast to their not being interested in other kinds
kinds of legislation I was interested in.
Who in the Department is cognizant of this, Dr. Egeherg?
He's the head of -- of all health services in the federal
government that are not to do with the armed services or the veterans.
He's the Assistant Secretary for Health in HEW.
Was this his immediate concern?
Well, he was in favor of it, but it wasn't he that got the bill
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