John Bingham and the 14th Amendment

On the centennial anniversary of John Bingham, historians and scholars discussed his life and career. The late congressman crafted the 14th… read more

On the centennial anniversary of John Bingham, historians and scholars discussed his life and career. The late congressman crafted the 14th Amendment which officially ended slavery. Among the topics addressed were his devotion to the law and equality, his views of sectional politics, and the tensions between federal and state rights. After formal presentations they answered questions from the audience. close

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John Bingham and the 14th Amendment

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Program ID:
156153-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 22, 2000 | 2:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 22, 2000 | 2:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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