The Reader’s Notebook: Robert Byrd

Nov 20, 2019

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November 20, 2019 -- Robert Carlyle Byrd was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from West Virginia for over 51 years, from 1959 until his death in 2010. A member of the Democratic Party, Byrd previously served as a U.S. Representative from 1953 until 1959.