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Yorty endorses
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Pierre Salinger was born on June 14, 1925. He served as White House Press Secretary to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Salinger served as a United States Senator in 1964 from August to December after the death of Clair Engle. He was defeated by Republican George Murphy for the Senate seat in November 1964. Salinger was manager for the Robert F. Kennedy presidential campaign and later became known for his work as an ABC News correspondent. He died on October 16, 2004.
Pictured are U.S. Sen. Pierre Salinger, left, and Los Angeles Mayor Samuel Yorty who said Salinger is a "man who can do more for California if elected." The men are announcing Yorty's endorsement of Salinger, who is campaigning against George Murphy to retain his seat in the U.S. Senate. The men are seated at a desk in the mayor's office. Photograph dated October 20, 1964.; See images #00128695 through #00128698 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Salinger, Pierre
Yorty, Sam,--1909-1998
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Office of the Mayor
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Legislators--United States
Politicians--California--Los Angeles
Political candidates--United States
Political campaigns--United States
Presidential press secretaries--United States
Offices--California--Los Angeles
Public speaking--California--Los Angeles
Plants--California--Los Angeles
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
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