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Voluntary Cong. Retirees #256984

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 20, 1978
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(Studio) Voluntary retirement of 9% of House and Senator members this year noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Glittering retirement party given to all congress retirees described. [CARTER - praises group of congress retirees.] Dewey Bartlett, George Mahon, John Sparkman, Otis Pike, Junior cited as voluntary retirees. [PIKE - quits because of lack of privacy.] Representative Yvonne Brathwaite Burke's plans for higher office noted. John Flynt, James Mann, William Scott listed as retirees. [Representative Teno RONCALIO - says being in Senate or House very hard-working business.] [PIKE - anticipates retirement because of pension and future career.] Representative Sterling Cole anecdote recounted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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