Eric Holder on Civil Rights

Attorney General Eric Holder was the featured speaker at an event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act… read more

Attorney General Eric Holder was the featured speaker at an event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964. He talked about the progress made due to the sacrifices of the pioneers of the civil rights movement, and the work that remained to expand the rights of women and members of the gay and transgender community. Other speakers included former Atlanta Mayor and U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young. It began with remarks by Howard University interim president Wayne Frederick. 

“The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Preserving Progress, Charting the Future” took place on July 15, 2014, sponsored by the Department of Justice and Howard University, was held at the university’s Cramton Auditorium. close

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 15, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 8, 2014

Airing Details

  • Jul 15, 2014 | 10:09am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Jul 15, 2014 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 16, 2014 | 12:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 16, 2014 | 1:10am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 16, 2014 | 4:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jul 16, 2014 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 19, 2014 | 9:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 20, 2014 | 12:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2014 | 7:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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