Tagged: 1964 Civil Rights Act

Lyndon Johnson Addresses The National Education Association – July 2, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Johnson Addresses the NEA Convention – July 2, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Before he entered politics, it should be noted Lyndon Johnson was a School Teacher. And even though Schools had changed considerably from when he last pored...

LBJ – Voting Rights – March 15, 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Johnson – Address to Congress – Voting Rights Act – March 15, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With a legacy started by President Kennedy, and beginning with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, President Johnson began his first official...

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July 2, 1964 – Signing The Civil Rights Bill –

Become a Patron! July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964. As part of the legacy of John F. Kennedy, who had proposed the Civil Rights Bill a year earlier, Johnson was committed to making the Act a reality. President Johnson: “We believe that...