Congress and the End of Slavery Virginia Tech history professor Peter Wallensetin talked about the reconvening of Congress following the Civil War and how it attempted to address the end of slavery.… read more

Congress and the End of Slavery Virginia Tech history professor Peter Wallensetin talked about the reconvening of Congress following the Civil War and how it attempted to address the end of slavery.

“Restoration’s Unfinished Business, December 1865: Congress Reconvenes and Addresses the Implications of an End to Slavery” was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society 2014 Spring Conference “A Just and Lasting Peace: Ending the Civil War", held in the Dirksen Senate Office Building. It was the eleventh symposium in the series, "The National Capitol in a Nation Divided: Congress and the District of Columbia Confront Sectionalism and Slavery.” close

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  • Paul Finkelman Distinguished Professor Albany Law School->Law and Public Policy
  • Peter R. Wallenstein Professor Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.->History Department

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 11, 2014 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 19, 2014 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Oct 11, 2014 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 11, 2014 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Oct 19, 2014 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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