Birch Bayh was born in Terre Haute in 1928, just before the start of the Great Depression. From the beginning, his life was marked by a mix of national and local, agriculture and ambition.
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Commentary: DNC Chair Brings “Unbridled Optimism” To IU’s McKinney School Of Law
“Don’t let these [civil rights] laws gather dust,” he warned the audience.
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Hoosier Hall of Fame: The Endorsements
These Hoosier Hall of Fame winners get a lot of love—but is it deserved? We asked the experts.
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The Man in the Middle: Joe Donnelly
In a chamber where one party enjoys a thin majority, Indiana’s junior senator has garnered disproportionate influence as one of a handful of Democratic legislators from red and purple states who hold swing votes.