Robert Byrd: U.S. Senator 1959-2010 (20 images)

Updated: June 28, 2010 at 11:28 AM
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On the eve of his departure for his Moscow summit meeting, President Richard Nixon briefed a bipartisan group of Congressional leaders at the White House on May 19, 1972. Shown here, LTR: Secretary of State William Rogers; Sen. Robert Byrd (majority whip); Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield; Pres. Nixon; and Rep. Gerald Ford, House Minority Leader. (UPI Photo/Darryl Heikes/Files)
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