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Thaddeus Stevens was a defiant man who challenged 4 different Presidents of the Civil War era. Fillmore, Buchanan, Lincoln and Douglas – they were all forced to deal with this head strong political heavyweight, bargaining and negotiating to make positive change in a very difficult time. It’s an important story of how political influence from Congress can and should affect change on Capitol Hill, The White House and beyond. The Chief Instigator of the Chief Executive, Thaddeus Stevens is on this episode of American POTUS.