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Interview with Thomas F. Eagleton, April 27, 1971

Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia
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00:00:22 - Senator Russell's seniority and prestige

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Partial Transcript: Senator, would you mind promptly starting by recalling a little incident which happened in the private dining room of the U.S. Senate...

Keywords: 17th amendment; Amendment XVII; G. Harrold Carswell; SCOTUS; Supreme Court; confirmations; nomination

00:07:47 - Courtesy calls with Senator Russell: talking baseball, age, and campaigns

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Partial Transcript: Senator Eagleton, when you came to the Senate, did you have an occasion to drop by and pay your respects to Senator Russell?

Keywords: Stuart Symington; canvassing; generation gap

00:13:49 - Senator Russell's credibility and influence

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Partial Transcript: Senator, do you know of any instance where he had swayed a vote or changed a vote in the Senate?

Keywords: addresses; character; personality; speaking