Douglass Statue In Capitol One Step Closer To Reality

The D.C. spending bill approved by a Senate panel this week would help the District government stay open in the event of a federal shutdown and would allow the city to place a statue of abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass in the halls of the Capitol, advancing a pair of key priorities for local leaders.

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    At that time, we announced Steven Weitzman had created a heroic size bronze statue of Frederick Douglass (adviser to President Abraham Lincoln). The statue was commissioned by the DC Arts & Humanities to be installed in the United States Capitol Statuary Hall.
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    09/12/2012 - 10:07 am | View Link
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    "He is now one step closer to being honored with a statue in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol, a statue that has been on display at One Judiciary Square.” Some 180 statues are on display throughout the Capitol complex, though only two are of African ...
    09/12/2012 - 9:14 am | View Link
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