John C. Breckinridge Ran

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By Bruce Carlson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The story of John C. Breckinridge, the only vice president to take up arms against the country he served. A charismatic and skilled speaker, he knew all of the people he ran against in the 1860 election. He took up the banner of a party associated with disunion, though his own views were far more complicated.

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