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    Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Ruthie Epstein talked about a class-action lawsuit the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed on behalf of unaccompanied immigrant children who had crossed the U.S.-Mexican border,…

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    The Political Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Todd Purdum talked about his book, An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, in which he recounts the political battle to…

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    LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

    On July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. On the 50th anniversary C-SPAN Radio airs some of LBJ’s calls leading up to Congress passing the legislation, and…

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    Legal Conviction Consequences

    Legal academics and advocates testified at a House Judiciary Committee Over-Criminazation Task Force hearing on the the nation’s criminal code and the civil consequences convicts face…

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    Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnne Ulmer Oral History Interview

    Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnne Ulmer talked about being part of the “St. Augustine Four.” In July 1963, 23 people were arrested after a sit-in at a local Woolworth’s…

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    Senator Ron Wyden on Barron Judicial Nomination

    Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke on the Senate floor about the nomination of David Barron to be a judge for the First Circuit Court. Senator Wyden said he was concerned with some of…

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    Attorney General Eric Holder on Crime Reduction

    Attorney General Eric Holder talked about the importance of confronting racial and sentencing disparities This was the keynote address of the two-day National Symposium on the Reduction of…

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    Book Discussion on The Bill of the Century

    Clay Risen talked about his book, The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act, in which he recounts the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In his book, the…

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    Jimmy Carter at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Jimmy Carter gave the closing address on the first day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014…

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    Bill Clinton at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Bill Clinton gave the closing address on the second day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin,…

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    President Obama at Civil Rights Summit

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address at a three-day Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary…

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    History of Bell v. Maryland

    Panelists talked about Bell v. Maryland, a civil rights case argued in 1963, in which Robert Bell, who was a student at the time, was arrested for protesting against…

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    Senator Gillibrand and McCaskill on Military Sexual Assault Amendments

    Senators spoke about a proposed amendment to Defense authorization legislation that would take decisions on the prosecution of sexual assault cases out of the military chain of command and…

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    Mayor Mitch Landrieu at the Washington Ideas Forum

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landriu (D) spoke at the Washington Ideas Forum about a range of domestic issues, including gun violence and gun control, stop and frisk laws, and job creation. The…

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    The Communicators with Lori Andrews

    Distinguished Professor of Law Lori Andrews, author of I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy, talked by remote video from Chicago about…

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    Book Discussion on Bus Ride to Justice

    Fred Gray, the attorney for Rosa Parks in the Montgomery Bus Boycott case, talked about his book, Bus Ride to Justice: Changing the Sytem by the System - The Life and Works of Fred Gray, in…

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    Book Discussion on Representing the Race

    Kenneth Mack talked about his book, Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer, in which he chronicles the first era of civil rights lawyers. He spoke at the 2013…

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    50th Anniversary of Tuskegee Public High School Integration

    Former students of Tuskegee Public High School talked about when their high school was integrated September 2, 1963. They were joined by civil rights attorney Fred Gray, who represented the…

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    Republican Commemoration of the March on Washington

    The Republican National Committee hosted a luncheon at the Capitol Hill Club to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Alveda King sang…

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    Hillary Clinton at American Bar Association

    At the annual American Bar Association conference, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received the highest award of the ABA, the 2013 ABA Medal, for conspicuous service in the cause…

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