PBS NewsHour

Frederick Douglass Statue Unveiled at the Capitol

Clip: Season 2013 | 2m 24s

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.

Aired: 06/19/13

Rating: NR

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