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Henry Wilson: A Featured Biography

Image: Senator Henry Wilson

William Morris Stewart: A Featured Biography

Senator William Morris Stewart.

Charles Sumner: A Featured Biography

Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts
As Massachusetts senator Charles Sumner sat writing at his desk in the Senate Chamber on May 22, 1856, he was brutally assaulted by Representative Preston Brooks of South Carolina.

Robert Wagner: A Featured Biography

Photo of Senator Robert Wagner of New York

James Eastland: A Featured Biography

James Eastland by Herbert Elmer Abrams

Lyndon B. Johnson: A Featured Biography

Senator Lyndon Johnson of Texas