Video Clip: The Voting Rights Act of 1965

Description

Nicole Austin-Hillery and Hans von Spakovsky talked about the origin of the Voting Rights Act, which President Johnson signed the act into law on August 6, 1965, and state voter identification laws.

6 minutes

Keywords

  • Democracy
  • Discrimination
  • Literacy Test
  • Poll Tax
  • Supreme Court
  • Voting Rights Act Of 1965