President Eisenhower and the 1957 Civil Rights Act

Dawn Hammatt, director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, and author David Nichols talked about President Eisenhower’s role in getting the… read more

President Eisenhower and the 1957 Civil Rights Act Dawn Hammatt, director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, and author David Nichols talked about President Eisenhower’s role in getting the legislation through Congress. They also challenged myths surrounding Eisenhower’s civil rights legacy. September 2017 marked the 60th anniversary of the 1957 Civil Rights Act, signed into law by President Dwight Eisenhower. close

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  • Dawn Hammatt Director Eisenhower (Dwight) Presidential Library and Museum
  • Gail Heriot Commissioner U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
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President Eisenhower and the 1957 Civil Rights Act

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Program ID:
433763-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 23, 2017 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
Last Aired:
Sep 25, 2017 | 3:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 23, 2017 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 24, 2017 | 1:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2017 | 3:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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