…24 Hours 18 Minutes Long
On August 28 at 8:54 PM, Thurmond began a filibuster during which he read the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, President George Washington’s Farewell address, and other historical documents. There is no record of Thurmond reciting any tweets of support he may have received.
Thurmond lasted until 9:12 PM the next day. In total, multiple senators succeeded in delaying passage for 57 days.