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108th Congress Prepares to Convene

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108th Congress Prepares to Convene

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108th Congress Prepares to Convene

108th Congress Prepares to Convene

Only Available in Archive Formats.

A new session of Congress begins Tuesday, with two of the Senate's longest-serving members absent. Sens. Strom Thurmond and Jesse Helms retired at the end of the last session. NPR's Bob Edwards talks to Rice University professor Earl Black about Thurmond's and Helms' careers.