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Beverly Wilson Palmer and Charles Sumner on C-SPAN

On 17 February, Beverly Wilson Palmer spoke at the MHS in honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Sumner. Palmer, the editor of the Charles Sumner Papers, highlighted the lifelong efforts and achievements of this prominent abolitionist and U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. Thanks to our friends at C-SPAN, Palmer’s lecture will air on C-SPAN 3 this weekend! You can view the lecture on Saturday, 25 June at 6:00 PM and 10:00 PM, and again on Sunday, 26 June at 11:00 AM. Visit the C-Span website for a preview of Palmer’s remarks or to check your local listings.

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