LONGEST SPEECH ENDED ON THIS DAY IN 1953

WayneMorse 

While an independent, Oregon Senator Wayne L. Morse set a record at the time
for delivering the longest one-person
filibuster in the history of the U.S. Senate,
22 hours and 26 minutes. He was protesting a bill for the Tidelands offshore oil legislation.

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