Radio Diary: A Walk Through The History Of The Filibuster
03.10.2021 - By On Point
On today's program, we discussed the filibuster in the U.S. Senate.
There's a sense that the filibuster has been part of the procedures of the Senate since time immemorial. So we wanted to ask a historian whether or not that's true.
In this radio diary, Dan Holt, associate historian in the Senate Historical Office, walks us through U.S. Senate and filibuster history.