Old Senate Chamber

C-SPAN toured the Old Senate Chamber, where the body met from 1810-1859, is where the Senate grew in stature and became the primary forum for debating… read more

C-SPAN toured the Old Senate Chamber, where the body met from 1810-1859, is where the Senate grew in stature and became the primary forum for debating the issues of the day, including slavery. Dominated by the “Great Triumvirate” of Senators Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and John C. Calhoun, the body faced conflict as it reached key compromises that held off war for decades. close

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Old Senate Chamber

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Program ID:
192302-3
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Tour
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 03, 2018 | 7:43pm EST | C-SPAN.org

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  • Dec 03, 2018 | 7:43pm EST | C-SPAN.org