Nation: Rousing Farewell

Now will Muriel take over?

Bundled in parkas and ski masks, mittens and scarves, the people of Hubert Humphrey's adopted state paid him their final tributes last week. Not even subzero cold could keep them away as they waited patiently on the steps of Minnesota's capitol rotunda in St. Paul for a view of Humphrey's flag-draped casket inside. Among the mourners: a newsboy with his paper bag still slung over his shoulder and a visitor, California's Governor Jerry Brown.

Humphrey never achieved his goal of becoming President, but in the nation's capital as well...

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