Remembering Charles Sumner

A program was given to highlight the efforts and achievements of U.S. Senator Charles Sumner during the bicentennial year of his birth and… read more

A program was given to highlight the efforts and achievements of U.S. Senator Charles Sumner during the bicentennial year of his birth and the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. He was a prominent abolitionist and senator from Massachusetts. Beverly Wilson Palmer, editor of the Charles Sumner Papers, gave a lecture on his achievements titled “'To Place the Federal Govt on the Side of Freedom': Remembering Charles Sumner.” She showed copies of his letters during her talk, and responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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

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Remembering Charles Sumner

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Program ID:
298084-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jun 25, 2011
Last Aired:
Jun 26, 2011

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  • Jun 25, 2011 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 25, 2011 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 26, 2011 | 11:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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