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Abolitionist Frederick Douglass Honored With Statue in the Capitol
June 19, 2013 at 12:00 AM EST
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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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