Senator Byrd Receiving Ceremony

Senator Robert Byrd’s casket was received at the West Virginia State Capitol. Coverage began as his casket was carried by… read more

Senator Robert Byrd’s casket was received at the West Virginia State Capitol. Coverage began as his casket was carried by horse-drawn carriage to the south side of the Capitol and met by pallbearers. Following the playing of the national anthem, flyover, prayer, and welcoming by Governor Joe Manchin, pallbearers moved the Senator Byrd’s casket to the upper rotunda of the Capitol to lie in repose from 9 p.m. - 9 a.m. close

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Senator Byrd Receiving Ceremony

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Program ID:
294341-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Charleston, West Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 1, 2010
Last Aired:
Jul 2, 2010

Airing Details

  • Jul 01, 2010 | 8:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 02, 2010 | 6:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1