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Thursday, October 29, 2009

Famous Filibusters - Video Report 10/29/09


Here is video of a CNN Report which talks about the history of "filibusters" in the U.S. Senate. Strom Thurmond holds the record for talking more than 24 hours himself in a filibuster to stop the Civil Rights Act of 1957. A filibuster to stop the Civil Rights Act of 1964 lasted for 57 days, which is the longest ever.

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