July 20, 2012
Senator Russell Long was one of a final of a long-serving southern senators who have video in a Video Library. Interesting, Senator Long was against to Senate radio and behind a doing of Senate radio from 1981 to 1986. He late during a finish of 1986 only when Senate radio began. Senator Byrd altered his possess mind about Senate radio since he feared his dear Senate was apropos reduction manifest than a televised House. So, he went to Senator Long and assured Long to dump his antithesis to television. In this talk from 1985, Long talks about his antithesis to television.
Upon his death, Senator Byrd delivered a reverence to him on a Senate floor.