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The Caning of Charles Sumner

Senate Historian Emeritus Dick Baker told the infamous story of the 1856 caning of Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Beaten so badly by House member Preston Brooks, Sumner was unable to return to the Senate for 3 years.

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The Caning of Charles Sumner

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Program ID:
455862-3
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 05, 2018 | 7:04pm EST | C-SPAN.org

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