Franklin Pierce Administration
Ms. Medford talked about the Whig Party’s refusal to nominate President Pierce for a second term and the problems of sectionalism in that era.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Edna Greene Medford Associate Professor Howard University->History Department
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