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98th Congress #526648

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 03, 1983
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(Studio) Opening of 98th Congress today noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) New Congress noted having more Democrats this year [Freshman Representative Robert TORRICELLI - thinks President Reagan's priorities are in jeopardy.] [Freshman Representatives Douglas BOSCO, Marcy KAPTUR - are ready for fight.] Dance by new Representative Bob Wise of West Virginia shown. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - calls for immediate action on unemployment.] [Senator Howard BAKER - thinks Social Security will be major problem.]

(Studio) Vice President George Bush noted swearing in new Senator mbrs.; details given, films shown. Lowell Weicker, Paul Sarbanes, Paul Trible, Pete Wilson (who defeated Jerry Brown), Jeff Bingaman, Chic Hecht, Robert Stafford, Orrin Hatch, Dennis DeConcini, Edward Zorinsky, Howard Metzenbaum and Don. Riegle featured.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Kur, Bob;
Mudd, Roger

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