Same-Sex Marriage and Civil Rights

Attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson talked about same-sex marriage and civil rights. They compared the civil rights movement of the… read more

Attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson talked about same-sex marriage and civil rights. They compared the civil rights movement of the 1960's with the gay rights movement and assessed various judicial rulings surrounding same-sex marriage laws. They also spoke about their efforts to overturn Proposition 8, which sought to ban gay marriage in California. 

The panel, “Gay Marriage: A Civil Right?,” took place on the first day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964. close

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

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Same-Sex Marriage and Civil Rights

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Program ID:
318482-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Apr 17, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 20, 2014

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  • Apr 17, 2014 | 2:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 19, 2014 | 4:15pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 20, 2014 | 4:50pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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