Signing of the Civil Rights Act
Air Date: 07/02/1964
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Congress passes the most sweeping Civil Rights Bill ever to be written into the law, and thus reaffirms the conception of equality for all men that began with Lincoln and the Civil War 100 years earlier.
Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights, Lyndon Johnson, Legislation, Medgar Evers, Martin Luther King Jr., Equality, Abraham Lincoln, Civil War, Justice, Peace