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Slavery, secession and the constitution

Slavery was at the center of the secession in 1860 because southern politicians and lawyers focused on constitutional ideas. That was the message of today’s lecture on “Slavery, Secession and the Constitution” at the ninth annual lecture at the University of Florida Levin College of Law Center for the study of Race and …

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Illinois Republicans choose Romney

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney won last night’s primary in Illinois with a double-digit percentage point lead. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of South Florida political science professor Susan MacManus about whether these results are further cementing Romney as the eventual Republican candidate. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MacManusQA3212012ChipSkambis.mp3]

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