** FILE ** Sen. Edmund Muskie, D-Maine, denounces conservative Manchester Union Leader publisher William Loeb in front of the newspaper’s Manchester, N.H., building, Feb. 26, 1972. Muskie’s emotional speech came as he campaigned for the New Hampshire primary and the Democratic presidential nomination, which slid off the tracks after it was reported that he had cried in response to the newspaper’s attack on his wife. Muskie sustained until his death that it ihad been melted snowflakes, not a tear, in his eye. Associated Press


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