California: Who Is the Good Guy?

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When Pierre Salinger speaks, his lips move with the relish of a winetaster and his jowls quiver like jelly in a railroad dining car. He does not use a text, but he ad-libs exceedingly well, having had substantial practice with White House reporters. He spreads his fingers apart, then waves both hands in the air, looking for all the world like a Dutch windmill that has learned how to smoke a cigar.

Pierre Salinger, 39, is the Democratic Senator from California.

When George Murphy speaks, the easy Irish charm of an old-style city...

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