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Scott / Senate Career #35662

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 04, 1975
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(Studio) Senator minority leader, Hugh Scott, won't seek reelection.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Hugh Scott succeeded Senator Everett Dirksen as Senator Republican leader Dirksen hard act to follow. Old film shown. [DIRKSEN - erroneously calls John Lindsay "major."] Scott's career recalled. Scott shown on May 1, 1973. [SCOTT - comments with regard to H.R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman's role in Watergate.] Scott's attitude with regard to John Dean, Richard Nixon recalled. Recent allegations made that Scott accepted large donations from Gulf oil lobbyists. Scott gives age as reason for retirement.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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