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|Creator:||Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973|
|Title:||Special message to the Congress: "The American promise"|
|Date:||1965 Mar. 15|
On March 15, 1965, Lyndon B. Johnson addressed a Joint Session of Congress in a nationally televised speech announcing his intention to send a bill to Congress that would eliminate illegal barriers to the right to vote.
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|Types:||Sound recordings | Speeches|
|Subjects:||Speeches, addresses, etc. | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Social conditions | Presidents--United States--Racial attitudes | African Americans--Suffrage | Suffrage--United States | Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965 | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Selma | Presidents--United States | Washington (D.C.)|
|Collection:||Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century|
|Institution:||Lyndon Baines Johnson Library|
|Contributors:||Lyndon Baines Johnson Library|
|Online Publisher:||Austin, TX: Learning Technology Center. The University of Texas at Austin; | Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration | 2008|
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library.
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Forms part of: Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.presidentialtimeline.org/html/record.php?id=624|