ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 17, 1976
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(Studio) Senate majority leader Mike Mansfield, who'll retire at end of this session, makes last appearance on Senate floor today. Leaves Saturday for China (P.R.) trip and won't return till after adjournment.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Report on Mansfield's years in DC. [MANSFIELD - comments on last day in Senate Says legislature he remembers with most satisfaction incls. 18-yr.-old vote, Senator initiation of Watergate investigation and passage of reforms dealing with Watergate abuses.] Mansfield asked to assess self as leader [MANSFIELD - says average] Colleagues comment on leadership noted.
REPORTER: David Garcia
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