Book Discussion on American Founding Son

Gerard Magliocca talked about his book, American Founding Son: John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment, in which he… read more

Gerard Magliocca talked about his book, American Founding Son: John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment, in which he recounts the life of lawyer and Ohio Congressman John Bingham, responsible for drafting Section One of the 14th Amendment of the Constitution that guarantees equal treatment to all Americans. In his book, the author reports that Bingham, an antislavery lawyer, played a critical role in policy toward Confederate states following the Civil War and worked to impeach President Andrew Johnson. Mr. Magliocca spoke at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. close

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Book Discussion on American Founding Son

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316034-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Nov 10, 2013
Last Aired:
Nov 29, 2013

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  • Nov 10, 2013 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 29, 2013 | 9:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
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