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First time you saw the -- I came here is a graduate student I was a student at the University of Maryland those were in The Library of Congress.
And one day in June of 1968 it looked across the street and set the gallery.
And I remember because the senate chamber was very -- in those days before the TV cameras are there.
It was twilight today it's -- noon with the lights.
And Everett Dirksen was the Republican leader and he had his head down on his arms that he was sad to sleep I'm pretty convinced.
During the entire time that I was sitting there but it -- he wasn't on television and you can do that and I it was a nice moment to see what the sudden it was like in that that era.
That was the week after Robert Kennedy was assassinated -- -- -- very vividly that.
There -- papers on every desk of every Saturday except it is and his successor had been appointed yet very poignant.
To see them.
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