NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 1979
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy's length of time in Senate noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Importance of Senator position to Kennedy examined; background on his role there outlined. Films shown [1962 Eddie McCormack - derides Kennedy's name.] Bros.' assassinations and Chappaquiddick recalled. [KENNEDY - comments.] [Former Senator James EASTLAND - comments on Kennedy.] Kennedy's past refusals to run for president nomination, especially after Chappaquiddick recalled. [1969 KENNEDY - says will never run.] [DC attorney Fred DUTTON - comments.] Roles of Dr. Lawrence Horowitz, Carey Parker, Carl Wagner, Tom Southwick, Stephen Smith on Kennedy staff outlined; background of each given. Pierre Salinger and John F. Kennedy mentioned. [Theodore WHITE - comments on Kennedy.]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit