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___. Richard B. Russell and Lyndon B. Johnson: The Story of a Strange Friendship. Missouri Historical Review 83 (January 1989): 125-38.
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Grant, Philip A. Editorial Reaction to the 1952 Candidacy of Richard B. Russell. Georgia Historical Quarterly 57 (Summer 1973): 167-78.
Hale, F. Sheffield. Richard B. Russells Election to the Senate: The Watershed of Two Political Careers. Atlanta Historical Journal 28 (Spring 1984): 5-21.
Kelly, Karen Kalmar. Richard B. Russell: Democrat from Georgia. Ph.D. dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1979.
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