Tagged: Voting Rights Act

Women and Wretched Excess

October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Earl Butz And Women’s Little Drug And Alcohol Problem

Patrons get freebies – like this news broadcast: Become a Patron! For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjournment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to analyze. President Ford was...

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...

SCOTUS Giveth – SCOTUS Taketh Away – The 1993 March On Washington – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Gay March On Washington – April 25, 1993 With emotions running with roller-coaster-like velocity the past 24 hours, The Supreme Court ruled today that DOMA was no longer an issue. That was the good news. Because hot on the heels of...

Voting Rights – LBJ Address To Congress – 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Pres. Johnson Address To Congress on Voting Rights Legislation – March 1965. In a stunning (although not completely surprising, considering the SCOTUS track record of late), decision regarding the question of Voting Rights, the Supreme Court reversed some key provisions in...

Voting Rights – March 15, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player: LBJ -1965 Voting Right Bill – March 15, 1965 On this day forty-eight years ago, President Johnson addressed Congress over the issue of Voting Rights in connection with Civil Rights legislation he had introduced earlier. In the midst of heightened protests throughout...

October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Backtracking And Earl Butz.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for week ending October 2, 1976 For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjounrnment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to...