On July 9, 1974, Senator Henry M. Jackson, known affectionately but until then unaccountably as Scoop, finally justified his sobriquet. Scoop-watchers realized then that their man might be more than the deadwood of which most presidential timber is made. If you could believe your eyes, George Meany’s favorite candidate had so far strayed from his predictable pattern as to have made sensational news. The New York Times tucked it away on page 12. Another piece of media mischief. ...
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