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Gala dinner
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Banks, Peter
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Date Created and/or Issued
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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 24, 1964 reads "Sen. Pierre Salinger, left, and Gov. Edmund G. Brown chat before a $100-per-plate dinner given for the senator last night at the Hollywood Palladium." Salinger was campaigning against George Murphy to retain his seat in the U.S. Senate.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Salinger, Pierre
Brown, Edmund G.--(Edmund Gerald),--1905-1996
Hollywood Palladium (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Legislators--United States
Politicians--California--Los Angeles
Political candidates--California--Los Angeles
Political campaigns--United States
Presidential press secretaries--United States
Handshaking--California--Los Angeles
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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