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Frederick Douglass Statue Unveiled at the Capitol

  • Aired: 06/19/2013
  • 02:24
  • Rating: NR
At the U.S. Capitol's Emancipation Hall, lawmakers honored the legacy and spirit of Frederick Douglass -- freed slave, abolitionist and human rights advocate -- with a new statue in his likeness. Ray Suarez offers excerpts from the ceremony.
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Lawmakers honored the legacy and spirit of Frederick Douglass.
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