10 Jan 1975, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA — Greenwich, CT.: Senator Lowell P. Weicker (R-CT) announces at news conference here his intention to remain a Republican, but said if he’s denied the party’s nomination for the Senate in 1976, he will run as an independent. He said he had “very seriously” considered the Republican Party and made his final decision to remain a Republican January 8th. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS