Birch Bayh

WFIU/WTIU News file

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has directed flags across Indiana to be flown at half-staff in honor of former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who died Thursday at age 91.
Holcomb said in a statement that flags should be lowered to half-staff from now until sunset on the day of Bayh's funeral, which has not yet been announced.
The governor also asked Indiana businesses and residents to lower their flags to honor Bayh, calling him "a trailblazer who dedicated himself to improving the lives of all Hoosiers."

Remembering Birch Bayh, Watch Past Interviews

Mar 14, 2019

Indiana Public Broadcasting is digging into the archives and bringing back earlier interviews with Birch Bayh as Hoosiers mourn his death today.

Here are  video clips featuring Bayh. The first is from a WFIU interview. The second is Bayh announcing his candidacy for a second term and reacting to the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. The final clip is from a profile done of Bayh by the Southern District Court.