U.S. Senate Debate on 1964 Civil Rights Act

Betty Koed of the Senate Historical Office recounted the story of the U.S. Senate’s debate on the 1964 Civil Rights Act. On June… read more

Betty Koed of the Senate Historical Office recounted the story of the U.S. Senate’s debate on the 1964 Civil Rights Act. On June 10, 1964, the U.S. Senate invoked cloture on a civil rights bill for the first time in its history, thus preventing a filibuster and leading to the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. close

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

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U.S. Senate Debate on 1964 Civil Rights Act

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319907-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 28, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 6, 2014

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  • Jun 28, 2014 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 29, 2014 | 1:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2014 | 7:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 06, 2014 | 1:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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