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So we hope that something will happen as a result
Do you have other friends in the making in the
Senate, other than Yarborough and Magnusson?
Yes. I am friendly with Senator Bible, with Senator
Byrd, with as you know Magnusson -- with Senator Kennedy,
Mansfield - between Magnusson, Byrd and Bible, they more or
less can -- they have a pretty good hold on what the Senate
Appropriations Subcommittee will do. Magnusson is skilled
enough to get what he does in the subcommittee accepted by the
full committee. Maggie is a little bit temperamental. He's wise
and experienced but he's temperamental, and sometimes you don't
know just how far he's going to go. One knew very well what one
could expect from Senator Hill, but I don't know always what
Magnusson's going to be able to do.
Would you say that all these together are hardly equal
to Senator Lister Hill.
They certainly are not in any way equal to him.
Hill cared and he had the prestige, the seniority, the information
and was magnificent. Now, Russell is really ill of cancer of the
lung himself and not active.
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