After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, President Lyndon B. Johnson urged Congress to pass Kennedy’s civil rights bill. Signed into law on July 2, 1964, the civil rights bill outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion or national origin in public accommodations, education, voting, employment, and housing. This exhibition features books, manuscripts, videos and photographs.
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