President Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964

President Lyndon Johnson made remarks and signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on July 2, 1964. He was seen giving pens to many in… read more

President Lyndon Johnson made remarks and signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on July 2, 1964. He was seen giving pens to many in attendance, including the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and Federal Bureau of Investigation Director J. Edgar Hoover. He gave several pens to Attorney General Robert Kennedy for members of his family.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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President Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964

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Program ID:
300956-1
Category:
Vignette
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 2014

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  • Aug 27, 2011 | 6:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2011 | 10:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 11:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2014 | 5:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2014 | 9:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2014 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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