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Humphrey / Return To Senate #249116

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 25, 1977
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(Studio) Senator has emotional moment as one of its members comes back today. Returning Senator was mayor of Minneapolis and has long history in Democratic party
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Hubert Humphrey hasn't spoken word of self-pity since learning he has inoperable cancer. [HUMPHREY - jokes with reporters] Humphrey is obviously pleased with press greeting and with warmth of office reception. [HUMPHREY - says greatest thing president can do for people is to give them sense of confidence, of own worth and that country is capable of overcoming its problems.] Humphrey's welcome in Senate chamber described. Humphrey embraces Vice President Mondale and calls him special friend; Senators Robert Byrd, Howard Baker and Wendell Anderson make speeches before Humphrey himself speaks. Details of Humphrey's remarks cited.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd Artist: Roxie Munro

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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