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Senator Jesse Helms
1921-2008

 

Funeral honors Helms the man

Jesse Helms was laid to rest Tuesday in a simple, dignified ceremony that emphasized the man rather than the conservative force who became a beloved and despised household name in American politics.

Updated: Jul. 9, 2008 4:55 AM | Full story

Former Sen. Jesse Helms, 86, dies

He redefined politics in North Carolina, reinvigorated U.S conservatism

Former U.S. Sen. Jesse A. Helms, the son of a Monroe police chief who rose to national prominence to become one of the lions of the American right, died Friday. He was 86.

Statement from Linda Daves, Chairman

'Good and faithful servant' Jesse Helms praised, remembered

Helms funeral

Helms' adherence to his principles and his kindness to people were themes in eulogies delivered by speakers who included Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.


Flags flown at half-staff; Congregation mourns Helms

Gov. Mike Easley has ordered all North Carolina state flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Jesse Helms. Funeral services for the former senator, who died Friday at the age of 86, will be held Tuesday at Hayes-Barton Baptist Church.

WRAL-TV 5 and WRAL.com will air a special presentation, Jesse Helms: Conservative Icon, Monday at 7 p.m.  More...