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Senate Demo. Whip #441340

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 31, 1968
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(Studio) Edward Kennedy canvasses Senator with regard to election to Whip post, now held by Senator Russell Long. Convening of 91st Congress considered.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Vote to be by secret ballot. Kennedy and Long chances considered.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New Orleans, Louisiana) [LONG - is confident he will win.]

(DC) Edmund Muskie supports Kennedy. [MUSKIE - believes Kennedy qualified. Notes also Kennedy's youth.] Reporter interviews Muskie with regard to his (Muskie's) seeking the post. [MUSKIE - responds to questions.] Republicans to select their Whip to replace Senator Thomas Kuchel. Hugh Scott and Roman Hruska seek job. Morris Udall to challenge John McCormack for House spkrship.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Huntley, Chet

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