CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 09, 1969
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(Studio) In eulogy, President Nixon describes Senator Everett Dirksen as ED described marigolds: hardy, vivid, exuberant, colorful, and uniquely American
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Honor Guard brings body to Capitol rotunda. 5th member Congress to lie in state. [President NIXON - says ED was politician in finest sense. Describes what politician is. His impact on nation greater than most President] [Son-in-law Senator Howard BAKER - calls ED realist and idealist. In losing life he gave fixed image as noble man of the people.] Church service Wednesday Body to be flown to Illinois for burial.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
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