Discrimination in Voting: Historical Overview

The National Commission on the Voting Rights Act convened its first hearing as part of a nationwide series to examine the impending… read more

The National Commission on the Voting Rights Act convened its first hearing as part of a nationwide series to examine the impending reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act. The privately organized commission had scheduled a series of regional hearings across the country to gather testimony and evidence that would be used to create a comprehensive record on the degree of racial discrimination in voting and since the last VRA reauthorization in 1982. close

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  • John Buchanan Commissioner Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law->National Commission on the Voting Rights Act
  • Orville Vernon Burton Professor University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign->History and Sociology
  • Chandler Davidson Member Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law->National Commission on the Voting Rights Act
  • Bill Lann Lee Chair Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law->National Commission on the Voting Rights Act
  • Denise Majette Representative Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law->National Commission on the Voting Rights Act
  • Elsie M. Meeks Member Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law->National Commission on the Voting Rights Act
  • Gwendolyn Patton Field Director Southern Rainbow Education Project
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Program ID:
185869-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Meeting
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama, United States
First Aired:
Mar 30, 2005
Last Aired:
Apr 1, 2005

Airing Details

  • Mar 30, 2005 | 4:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2005 | 11:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 01, 2005 | 2:35pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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