Record: John Bingham and the 14th Ammendment
John Bingham and the 14th Ammendment
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Historians and scholars discuss the life and career of John Bingham, the congressman who crafted the 14th amendment which officially ended slavery. Among the topics addressed are Binghams devotion to the law and equality, his views of sectional politics, and the tensions between federal and state rights. After formal presentations the participants answer questions from the audience.