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March Marks

Date : 03/07/2010

Clip Length : 00:02:04

45 years after he and others were beaten in one of the defining events of the civil rights movement, Representative John Lewis returns to Alabama's Edmund Pettus Bridge.

March Marks "Bloody Sunday" Anniversary
Supreme Court Narrowly Allows 1965 Voting Rights Act to Stand

Date : 06/22/2009

Clip Length : 00:02:53

The 1965 Voting Rights Act, the government's chief weapon against racial discrimination at polling places, has survived a Supreme Court challenge, for now. NBC's Pete Williams looks at why the landmark law might not be able to survive future legal attacks.

Supreme Court Narrowly Allows 1965 Voting Rights Act to Stand
Supreme Court Re-Examines 1965 Voting Rights Act

Date : 04/29/2009

Clip Length : 00:02:21

The Supreme Court has taken up a challenge to the 1965 Voting Rights Act passed by President Lyndon Johnson. The landmark law tore down barriers to minority voting, but challengers say the law is too intrusive and no longer necessary today.

Supreme Court Re-Examines 1965 Voting Rights Act
President George H.W. Bush Marks 25th Anniversary of Civil Rights Laws, but Some Activists Wish He Delivered More

Date : 06/30/1989

Clip Length : 00:02:29

On the 25th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, President George H.W Bush refuses to endorse federal legislation to strengthen minority rights as requested by civil rights activists.

President George H.W. Bush Marks 25th Anniversary of Civil Rights Laws, but Some Activists Wish He Delivered More
Signing of Voting Rights Act of 1965

Date : 08/06/1965

Clip Length : 00:01:35

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1965 Voting Rights Act, pledging a political voice to millions of Americans.

Signing of Voting Rights Act of 1965
25th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

Date : 08/06/1990

Clip Length : 00:02:32

A look at the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and whether this law has accomplished the goal of protecting the right to vote for all Americans, regardless of their skin color.

25th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
Civil Rights March in Selma

Date : 03/26/2000

Clip Length : 00:06:20

NBC's Rehema Ellis interviews Congressman John Lewis, Selma Mayor Joe Smitherman, and others about the day known as "Bloody Sunday," when brutal police attacks on civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama shocked the nation.

Civil Rights March in Selma
Remembering Malcolm X

Date : 02/21/1995

Clip Length : 00:02:10

On the 30th anniversary of his assassination, friends of Malcolm X remember the charismatic and controversial man.

Remembering Malcolm X
Meet The Press: Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Selma March

Date : 03/28/1965

Clip Length : 00:23:57

Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks on Meet The Press one week after leading his historic five-day march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. King says that the demonstration was necessary not just to help push the Voting Rights Bill through, but to draw attention to the humiliating conditions in Alabama such as police brutality and racially-motivated murder.

Meet The Press: Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Selma March
The Right to Vote

Date : 10/01/2004

Clip Length : 00:13:58

Nearly 40 years after the March on Selma, Congressman John Lewis and other witnesses tell the story of the fight for African American voting rights in the 1960s.

The Right to Vote

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