VIRGINIA: November Harvest

As the Shenandoah Valley glowed in autumn gold and scarlet last week. Virginia's venerable Senator Harry Flood Byrd puffed through a restless routine. Each morning Byrd, now 70, hurried out to the apple orchards around his home at Berryville, supervised the harvest. But each afternoon the Senator settled down at his telephone to pass out political orders that crisscrossed Virginia in anticipation of a different sort of harvest. On Nov. 5 the Old Dominion elects a governor. When it does, the organization through which Harry Byrd has ruled his state for more than a quarter-century expects to reap enough...

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