Q&A with Stephen Puleo

Stephen Puleo talked about his book, The Caning: The Assault that Drove America to Civil War, about Senator Charles Sumner’s 1856 speech… read more

Stephen Puleo talked about his book, The Caning: The Assault that Drove America to Civil War, about Senator Charles Sumner’s 1856 speech vilifying slave owners and his subsequent caning on the Senate floor by Representative Preston Brooks. Brooks struck Sumner more than thirty times on the head, face, and shoulders, shattering his cane. Mr. Puleo talked about the personal stories of the two men, and the impact of this event over the next four years. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 21, 2015 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 22, 2015 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jun 21, 2015 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 21, 2015 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 22, 2015 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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