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Senate Muriel Humphrey #256704

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 06, 1978
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(Studio) Report on swearing in of Mrs. Muriel Humphrey to replace her husband, late Senator Hubert Humphrey. Vice President Mondale's administration of oath of office noted. She's only woman Senator and latest in line of apptd. Minnesota office holders.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of appts. to office of Minnesota Governor Rudy Perpich, Lieutenant Governor Alec Olsen, Senator Wendell Anderson, Vice President Walter Mondale, state attorney general Warren Spannaus and Mrs. Humphrey. Possibility of Humphrey's son, Skip, being appointed to replace Spannaus, if latter resigns to take appointed as fed. judge, noted. Skip Humphrey's halted candidacy for Congress cited; was running against fellow Democrat Michael Freeman, son of former Minnesota Governor Orville Freeman, who apptd. Mondale state's attorney general in 1960.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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