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Senate Carl Albert #212908

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 21, 1971
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(Studio) Senator Carl Albert becomes House Speaker 25th year in Congress
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bug Tussle, OK) Albert's family history, youth detailed. [Former teacher Lottie ROSS - says Albert interested in books, didn't have time to be bad; told him if kept studying, could be great man.] High school friends called him "Little Giant". [William EDWARDS - says "Little Giant" means little in stature, giant in intellect.] [Anthony ALLFORD - notes Albert never drank, smoked, only studied.] [C.P. PERKINS - don't think could push him around.] [Harry OWENS - says Albert serves district well.] [Richard HEFTON - says Albert pulled himself up by bootstraps; proud of him.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

Cronkite, Walter;
Schoumacher, David

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