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FILIBUSTER RECORD ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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Senator Strom Thurmond of
South Carolina set a filibuster record
when he spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes in an attempt to kill
the Civil Rights Act of 1957. Thurmond died in his sleep on June
26, 2003, at 9:45 p.m. of
heart failure at a hospital in Edgefield,
South Carolina. He was 100 years old. Thurmond was the longest-
serving senator in history.

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James Strom Thurmond
(December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003)

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TIM MAGUIRE

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MIKE GRACIA

 

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Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004)

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George Herman "Babe" Ruth (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948)

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SANDY KOZEL

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Original air dates: January 12, 1971 – April 8, 1979.

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Hattie Ophelia Wyatt Caraway
(February 1, 1878 – December 21, 1950)

Caraway was the first woman elected to serve a full term as
a
United States Senator in 1932. 

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