Secretary of War Edwin Stanton

William Marvel talked about Edwin Stanton, Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of War during most of the Civil War. Mr. Marvel argued that Stanton’s… read more

Secretary of War Edwin Stanton William Marvel talked about Edwin Stanton, Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of War during most of the Civil War. Mr. Marvel argued that Stanton’s loyalties to people lasted only as long as they were useful to him. He also gave examples of Secretary Stanton’s broad wartime powers, and suggested that they were often applied with disregard for civil liberties. close

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Secretary of War Edwin Stanton

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Program ID:
416997-6
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Petersburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 07, 2017 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 2017 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 07, 2017 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 15, 2017 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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