The Senate: The Other Long


Some months ago, Bobby Kennedy put in a call to Louisiana's Senator Russell Long and got Missouri's Senator Edward Long on the phone by mistake. "Oh," said Bobby, realizing what had happened, "you're the good Long." "Yes," Ed Long joked back, "and which Kennedy are you?"

Good Senator Long had few jokes to tell last week. After elaborate but independent investigations of his political and financial interests, LIFE and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch simultaneously published accounts of Long's association with St. Louis Attorney Morris A. Shenker, chief of a brigade of lawyers representing jailed Teamster Boss Jimmy Hoffa. Both publications...

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