Book Discussion on Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic

David Howard follows the travels of one of the original fourteen copies of the Bill of Rights. The document was stolen by a unknown… read more

David Howard follows the travels of one of the original fourteen copies of the Bill of Rights. The document was stolen by a unknown Union infantryman from the North Carolina state house near the end of the Civil War. It was later purchased by an Indiana businessman for $5 whose family sold it 134 years later to an appraiser for $200,000. Mr. Howard details the government’s search for the document and it’s eventual return to the North Carolina state house. David Howard discussed his book at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Aug 14, 2010
Last Aired:
Sep 20, 2010

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  • Aug 14, 2010 | 8:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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