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

Updated: June 28, 2010 at 11:28 AM
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The new Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker (R-TN)(L), with the new Senate Minority Leader Robert Byrd (D-WV), call President Jimmy Carter simultaneously on January 6, 1981, to tell him that the 97th Congress has convened. (UPI Photo/Files)
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