Tribute to Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels

Laura Turner O’Hara talked about former Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels (MS-R), the first black to serve in Congress, from 1869-70. She… read more

Laura Turner O’Hara talked about former Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels (MS-R), the first black to serve in Congress, from 1869-70. She also responded to questions from members of the audience.

This presentation in the Cannon Office Building on February 9, 2011, was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s celebration of African-American History Month. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Laura Turner O'Hara Specialist U.S. House Office of the Historian->Historical Publications
  • Rodney A. Ross Reference Archivist National Archives and Records Administration->Center for Legislative Archives

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Tribute to Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels

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Program ID:
297938-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 20, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 10, 2011

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  • Mar 20, 2011 | 4:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 20, 2011 | 2:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 20, 2011 | 6:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2011 | 11:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2011 | 6:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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