In the Loop: Franklin Pierce


Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 02/28/2012

The Capitol Dome: Who should we thank?

The glorious Capitol building owes much to one unusual lawmaker.

By Al Kamen  |  05:27 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Freedom's Cap, Guy Gugliotta, the Capitol, Jefferson Davis, civil war, Confederacy, Dred Scott, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Know-Nothing Party