Book Discussion on The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South

University of Oklahoma Professor Keith Gaddie talked about his book The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South. Topics included the history… read more

University of Oklahoma Professor Keith Gaddie talked about his book The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South. Topics included the history of voting rights in the South, focusing on the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and its relevance in the current political climate. Video clips were shown of President Lyndon Johnson on March 15, 1965, calling for passage of the act.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 9-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Book Discussion on The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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May 5, 2012
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May 6, 2012

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  • May 05, 2012 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 06, 2012 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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