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Remarks in the Capitol Rotunda at the Signing of the Voting Rights Act, August 6, 1965

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Creator:Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Title:Remarks in the Capitol Rotunda at the Signing of the Voting Rights Act, August 6, 1965
Date:1965 Aug. 6
Description:

This is the text of the remarks made by President Johnson at the Signing of the Voting Rights Act in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, DC on August 6, 1965.

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Types:Speeches
Subjects:Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 | McCormack, John W., 1891-1980 | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights--United States | Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965 | Speeches, addresses, etc. | Race discrimination--Law and legislation--United States | Suffrage--United States | African Americans--Suffrage--Southern States | Washington (D.C.)
Collection:Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
Institution:Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Contributors:Lyndon Baines Johnson Library. | Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century.
Online Publisher:Austin, TX: Learning Technology Center. The University of Texas at Austin; | Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration | 2008
Original Material:

Public Papers of the Presidents, Lyndon B. Johnson, 1965, Vol. II, Entry No. 409, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library.

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