National Affairs: Shot Down

The Byrd-guns of Virginia's Democratic Party shot the Republican Party out of the sky in last week's gubernatorial election. Senator Harry Flood Byrd's machine, mobilized and primed by President Eisenhower's decision to send troops into Little Rock, called on the faithful for a demonstration of defiance to federal law. Result: an almost two-to-one victory for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate J. Lindsay Almond over Republican State Senator Ted Dalton.


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