Shoot the Works. Musical revue. Book by Heywood Broun, Peter Arno
, Sig Herzig, Dorothy Parker
, Nunnally Johnson
, E.B. White
, Milton Lazarus
, Jack Hazzard, Edward McNamara
and H.I. Phillips. Music by Michael H. Cleary, Philip Chagrig, Jay Gorney
, Robert Stolz, Jimmy McHugh
, Irving Berlin
, Ann Ronell, Vernon Duke
, Joseph Meyer, ...
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Two members of my profession who are not urgently needed by my profession, Mr. Ronald Reagan and Mr. George Murphy, entered politics, and they've done extremely well. Since there has been no reciprocal tendency in the other direction, it suggests to me that our job is still more difficult than their new one. - Peter Ustinov
He was elected to the U.S. Senate in a special election held following the death of Senator Clair Engle (Democrat of California) from a malignant brain tumor in 1964. Murphy's opponent in this election was former JFK press secretary Pierre Salinger
, who was trounced by a huge margin. During Murphy's term (1965-1971) he contracted throat cancer. He battled this successfully, but, sadly, because of...