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Photograph was edited for publication purposes 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 October 20, 1964 reads "U.S. Sen. Pierre Salinger, left, received the endorsement of Los Angeles Mayor Samuel Yorty who said Salinger is a 'man who can do more for California if elected.'" Salinger was 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.; See images #00128695 through #00128698 for all photos in this series.
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