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Memorandum for the President from the Bureau of the Budget summarizing the provisions of the Voting Rights Act

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Creator:Hughes, Philip Samuel, 1917-
Title:Memorandum for the President from the Bureau of the Budget summarizing the provisions of the Voting Rights Act
Date:1965 Aug. 6
Description:

In this memorandum from the Bureau of the Budget Assistant Director for Legislative Reference, Phillip S. Hughes, outlines the background and provisions of the Voting Rights bill. Handwritten notes indicate that the bill was signed at the Capitol and approved on August 6, 1965.

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Types:Memorandums
Subjects:African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Suffrage | Suffrage--United States | Discrimination--Law and legislation--United States | Voting--United States | Presidents--United 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:

Collection: Reports on Enrolled Legislation, Series: Reports on Enrolled Legislation, Box Number: 22, Folder Title: P.L. 89-110, S. 1564, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library.

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