Violence in Congress and the Civil War

Joanne Freeman talked about her book, The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War. She described the process of… read more

Joanne Freeman talked about her book, The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War. She described the process of researching the topic and said she found that while fights were not always included in the official Congressional Record, clerk notes and private letters showed more than 70 altercations in the antebellum period. close

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Violence in Congress and the Civil War

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Program ID:
451750-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 2018 | 11:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 02, 2018 | 9:59am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Nov 22, 2018 | 11:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 22, 2018 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 23, 2018 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 24, 2018 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 25, 2018 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 02, 2018 | 9:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
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