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Dirksen / Journal #484415

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford dedicates library to Senator Everett Dirksen.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Pekin, Illinois) [FORD - tells how Dirksen taught him about Congress. Says he was spear carrier in relationship. Dirksen's spears softened by chuckle.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Comment on Dirksen.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Brinkley remembers Dirksen style. August, 1967 film shown. [DIRKSEN - quotes rhyme about losing friends and money.] There is nobody like him now. Everyone in Senate liked him; he wasn't a bore.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:03:10

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