The Nation: A Cast of Characters for the 93rd Congress

OVER the next two years, the leaders of the 93rd Congress face not only the usual legislative tasks but also the enormous job of revitalizing the Congress itself. The effort will enlist a wide variety of newcomers and veterans. Among those who will play the principal roles in that effort:

SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MIKE MANSFIELD, 69, has bossed the Senate since Lyndon Johnson shifted to the Executive Branch in 1961 but his style is far less forceful and flamboyant. A quiet studious Montanan, he has a deep and abiding respect for the individual rights...

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