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(Studio) Republican Senator elects Senator Hugh Scott as Minority Leader and Senator Robert Griffin as Assistant Minority Leader or Whip.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Scott and Senator Howard Baker shake hands after race. Won 24-19. President Nixon congratulates Scott. Wife kisses him. [SCOTT - says colleagues more interested in competency than labels. I'm a moderate.] [BAKER - says Scott can project whatever image party needs.] Conservatives lose control of both key Senator leadership posts.
REPORTER: Bob Clark
- Clark, Bob;
- Smith, Howard K.
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