Primary results last week:
¶ In Virginia, apple-cheeked Harry F. Byrd, opposed for the first time since he went to the Senate in 1933, won, over Martin A. Hutchinson, Richmond lawyer, silently backed by the C.I.O.
¶ In West Virginia, where the United Mine Workers refrained from taking sides, Democrats renominated New Dealish Harley M. Kilgore for U.S. Senator. Republicans picked Insuranceman Thomas B. Sweeney to oppose him a second time.
¶ In Missouri, where Harry Truman won his intraparty cat-&-dog fight (see The Presidency), voters chose two politically pallid rivals to contest...