Letters: Aug. 24, 1962

Byrd Man

Sir:

I have just completed reading the Aug. 17 issue of TIME containing the cover story on Senator Harry F. Byrd of Virginia. I congratulate you on an excellent story on the character, dedication, and principles of a man whom the nation will always remember as a truly great American.

I have had occasions to visit with Senator Byrd in his Washington office and have attended his annual August picnics. I can attest to the fact that if there is one man who is responsible for keeping our country from going completely...

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