- Remembering Senator Robert C. Byrd
Robert Byrd makes final trip from beloved Senate
The Senate bid farewell Thursday to Robert C. Byrd, the homespun West Virginian who for half a century held sway with his thunderous oratory and fierce advocacy of his state and the Senate he loved.
- Former reporter remembers Byrd’s first office run
Byrd to lie in Senate chamber where he served
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Charleston on Friday to attend memorial services for Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
- Preliminary schedule for Byrd memorials
Manchin orders Capitol dome lights off in Byrd’s honor
Gov. Joe Manchin has ordered the lights on the exterior of the West Virginia Capitol dome to be turned off in a tribute to the late Senator Robert C. Byrd.
Mercer officials recall Byrd’s contributions to W.Va.
With the passing of Sen. Robert C. Byrd, local officials remembered Monday the senator’s political stature, leadership, deep friendship and, most of all, his concern and contributions to the people of West Virginia.
Byrd remembered as a true son of West Virginia coal country
Robert C. Byrd, a son of West Virginia coal country who used his mastery of Senate rules and a taste for hardball tactics to become a passionate and often feared advocate for the state and the Senate he loved, died Monday at age 92.
Tackett hails Byrd as 'West Virginia's best friend'
Allen Tackett was a lad of 13 the first time he laid eyes on a young politician with coal black hair and a sense of urgency in his first campaign for the U.S. Senate.
Local friends recall spiritual beliefs, morals, integrity, values
During his twilight years U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd spent a fair amount of time reflecting on his spiritual life with Father Thomas S. Acker, in fact, Byrd called the Jesuit priest his personal chaplain.
Byrd’s passions: Poetry, power and home-state pork
How that man loved to speak. ... Robert C. Byrd once talked in the Senate for 14 hours and 13 minutes straight. In his half century in that chamber he spoke of the Roman Empire, the West Virginia coal fields, the Peloponnesian War and the West Virginia mountains. He recited poetry, quoted the Bible like the lay preacher he once was and gave speeches about his little dogs Billy and Baby.
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