Edward Brooke, First Popularly Elected African-American Senator, Dies02:48

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Former Massachusetts Senator Edward Brooke died Saturday at the age of 95, at his home in Coral Gables, Fla. Here & Now takes a look back at the life of the first popularly voted African-American U.S. senator.

This segment aired on January 5, 2015.

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