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Senate Muriel Humphrey #52855

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 06, 1978
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(Studio) Report on swearing in of new Senator from Minnesota.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Report on Muriel Humphrey's swearing in as newest and only woman Senator Parts taken by Senator Wendell Anderson and Vice President Mondale in ceremony noted. Other women who have served in Senate include Hattie Caraway and Margaret Chase Smith. Photos shown. Smith's criticisms of Joe McCarthy mentioned. [Senator HUMPHREY - compares feeling to day she and late husband Hubert Humphrey were married. Hopes to be able to fill his shoes.]
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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