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Political cartoon depicting the narrow victory of Harry F. Byrd, Jr. in the 1966 VA Democratic primary

Newspaper clipping detailing illegal voting in the 1966 Democratic primary

Newspaper story detailing Byrd's call for Conservative Party votes in the Democratic primary

Anticipating a Byrd primary victory and Senate election

Byrd denies ever advocating the closing of public schools during "Massive Resistance"

Byrd Sr. Illness suspends Byrd Jr. and Boothe's campaigns

Encouraging African-Americans to off set the strong predicted Conservative turnout

Illegal for Conservatives to vote; Byrd wants a "Big Vote" to offset the "Negro" vote

Republican and Conservative party voters should stay out of the Democratic primary, though there is no legal means to enforce the voting law
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