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Portly campaigner
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Martin, Bob
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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.
Photograph caption dated September 14, 1964 reads "Sen. Pierre Salinger talks to Sen. (sic) Fernando Assemblyman Tom C. Carrell in the middle of a crowd of nearly 3,000 Democrats at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Oliveri in Chatsworth Saturday night. Traffic was snarled for three hours." Salinger was campaigning against George Murphy to retain his seat in the U.S. Senate.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Salinger, Pierre
Carrell, Thomas C.,--1900-1972
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Legislators--United States
Presidential press secretaries--United States
Politicians--California--Los Angeles
Political candidates--United States
Political campaigns--United States
Chatsworth (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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