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Aloha, Hawaii


Verso: Aloha, Hawaii--Congratulations are extended to the newly-elected Senator Oren Long and Rep. Daniel Inouye by (from l. to r.): Sen. Ernest Gruening (Alaska); Senator Long, himself; former Deleg. John Burns (Hawaii); Rep. Inouye, himself; Sen. Lyndon Johnson (Tex.); Sen. Mike Mansfield (Mont.); Rep. Carl Albert (Okla.); and the venerable Sen. Theodore Francis Green (R.I.)--August, 1959.

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