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Student talk
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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.; Valley State College is now California State University, Northridge.
Photograph caption dated April 25, 1964 reads "Pierre Salinger tells students at Valley State College that the recent vote garnered by Gov. George Wallace of Alabama in the Wisconsin primary was 'a blow to the conscience of Americans.' Nearly 1,000 students attended." Salinger was campaigning for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate. He was running against Alan Cranston.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Salinger, Pierre
San Fernando Valley State College
San Fernando Valley State College--Students
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Young women--California--Los Angeles
Young men--California--Los Angeles
Presidential press secretaries--United States
Politicians--California--Los Angeles
Political candidates--United States
Political campaigns--United States
College students--California--Los Angeles
Audiences--California--Los Angeles
Public speaking--California--Los Angeles
Universities and colleges--California--Northridge (Los Angeles)
Podiums--California--Los Angeles
Northridge (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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