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World War II: The Senate and the Nation's Capital
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Photo of senators talking to old woman outside her house.
Members of the Senate Military Affairs Committee, on a tour of the Eastern Theater of Operations, talk to a French woman living near Utah Beach, May 24, 1945. (L-R) Senator Chan Gurney (SD), interpreter, Senator John McClellan (AR), Senator James Eastland (MS), French woman, Senator Harry Byrd (VA), and Senator Chapman Revercomb (WV). [National Archives]