The Bill of the Century

Clay Risen talked about his book, The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act, in which he recounts the passage of… read more

Clay Risen talked about his book, The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act, in which he recounts the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In his book, the author recalls the the work involved in passing the legislation, which was marked by one of the longest filibusters in American history. Clay Risen spoke with historian Nell Irvin Painter at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn, New York. close

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The Bill of the Century

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Program ID:
318926-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 03, 2014 | 8:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 02, 2014 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • May 03, 2014 | 8:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 2014 | 6:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 25, 2014 | 2:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2014 | 2:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2014 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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