President Lyndon Johnson signs the Civil Rights bill while seated at a table surrounded by members of Congress, Washington DC, April 11, 1968.
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President Lyndon Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1968 into law in a White House ceremony. The tallest man directly behind Johnson is Maine Senator Edmund Muskie.
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Senator Clifford Case, R-New Jersey, Senator Hugh Scott, R-Pennsylvania, Senator Edward Brooke, R-Massachusetts, Senator Jacob Javits, R-New York, House Speaker John McCormack, Representative Emanuel Celler. D- New York, Senator Walter...More
Civil Rights activist Clarence Mitchell (1911 - 1984) speaks with President Lyndon B Johnson (1908 - 1973) at the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (or the Fair Housing Act) in the East Room of the White House, Washington DC,...More
President Johnson speaking after signing the Civil Rights bill into law.
President Johnson signed into law today a civil rights bill designed to allow negroes to find homes outside of the Nation's slums. Here, the bill bearing the signatures of hoouse Speaker John W. McCormick, Vice President Hubert H....More
Lyndon Baines Johnson signing Civil Rights Bill, 11 April 1968. Photographer: Warren K Leffler.