Radio Diary: A Walk Through The History Of The Filibuster

03.10.2021 - By On Point

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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.

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