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Former Maryland Sen. Joseph Davies Tydings has died. He was 90 years old. Tydings was senator from 1965 to 1971.
The Senate passed the controversial crime control bill for the District of Columbia over protests by opponents that parts of it trample on Constitutional rights, July 23, 1970, in Washington. From left: Sen. Roman L. Hruska (R-Neb.), Sen. Joseph D. Tydings (D-Md.) and Sen. Mike Mansfield (D-Mont.), checking the voting results. (AP Photo)
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