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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    It will be the first time that a statue in the Capitol will represent the District of Columbia ... D-D.C., said that what might seem like a “little thing” was an important step. “For us, it’s a great triumph,” said Norton, who represents the ...
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  • Steven Weitzman, sculptor of Frederick Douglass
    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.
    09/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • D.C.'s Frederick Douglass Statue Will Move To Capitol
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    09/14/2012 - 1:33 am | View Link
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  • Frederick Douglass
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