Virginia Magazine of History and Biography
When Senator Harry F. Byrd, longtime opponent of the policies of Presidents Roosevelt and Truman, decided to support Republican candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower for the Presidency in 1952, he weakened the Democratic Party in Virginia and set off a political revolt in that state that lasted for a quarter century. Based on newspaper accounts and on primary material in the University of Virginia; 40 notes.
Original Publication Citation
Sweeney, J.R. (1978). Revolt in Virginia: Harry Byrd and the 1952 presidential election. Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 86(2), 180-195.
Sweeney, James R., "Revolt in Virginia: Harry Byrd and the 1952 Presidential Election" (1978). History Faculty Publications. 5.