Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key : biography August 1, 1779 - January 11, 1843 At dawn, Key was able to see an American flag still waving...

Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key : biography August 1, 1779 - January 11, 1843 Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 – January 11, 1843) was...

Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd : biography November 20, 1917 - June 28, 2010 Robert Carlyle Byrd (born Cornelius Calvin Sale, Jr.; November 20, 1917June 28,...

Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd : biography November 20, 1917 - June 28, 2010 Background Byrd was born Cornelius Calvin Sale, Jr. in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, to...

Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd : biography November 20, 1917 - June 28, 2010 A funeral was held on July 2, 2010, on the grounds of the State...

Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd : biography November 20, 1917 - June 28, 2010 Other votes Byrd opposed the Flag Desecration Amendment, saying that, while he wanted to...

Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd : biography November 20, 1917 - June 28, 2010 Gay rights Byrd strongly opposed Clinton's 1993 efforts to allow gays to serve in...

Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd : biography November 20, 1917 - June 28, 2010 In 1951, then–State Delegate Robert Byrd was among the official witnesses of the execution...

Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd : biography November 20, 1917 - June 28, 2010 In 2004, Byrd received the American Historical Association's first Theodore Roosevelt-Woodrow Wilson Award for...

Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd : biography November 20, 1917 - June 28, 2010 Parliamentary expertise Byrd also was known for using his knowledge of parliamentary procedure. Byrd...