Voting Rights Act

Civil rights leaders and members of Congress talked about voting rights and the Supreme Court ruling from earlier in the year that struck… read more

Civil rights leaders and members of Congress talked about voting rights and the Supreme Court ruling from earlier in the year that struck down a key portion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 on determining which states and districts must receive approval from the Justice Department before changing their voting laws. The panelists were unified in believing that the ruling’s effects on voter suppression, and the need for a constitutional amendment that guarantees the right to vote to everyone. close

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Program ID:
314709-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 23, 2013
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2013

Airing Details

  • Aug 23, 2013 | 5:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 26, 2013 | 2:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 06, 2013 | 3:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2013 | 11:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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