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  • Kerner Report at 50
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    Kerner Report at 50

    After a series of urban riots in 1967, President Lyndon Johnson established the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, headed by Illinois Governor Otto Kerner. Historians marked…

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    The Fierce Urgency of Now

    Julian Zelizer talked about his book, The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for The Great Society, about the importance of Congress to President Johnson’s initiatives…

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    The American Congress: The Building of Democracy

    Mr. Zelizer talked about the book he edited, The American Congress: The Building of Democracy, published by Houghton Mifflin. He gathered 40 essays by renowned historians to capture the…

  • Congressional History
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    Congressional History

    Mr. Weinstein, the new Archivist of the United States, gave the opening address at the third annual meeting of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress. He talked about operations at the…