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Freedmen's Bureau

Scott speaks about the Freedmen's Bureau with Joseph Reidy, professor of history at Howard University. Documents from the Bureau, which was established following the Civil War to help freed slaves adjust to their new lives, are due to be surveyed by the National Archives.

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