KC Johnson

LBJ & the Voting Rights Act

Five additional conversations on the road to passage of the act, with introductions in the clips from me:

LBJ and Illinois senator Everett Dirksen:

LBJ and Indiana senator Birch Bayh:

LBJ and Att’y Gen’l Nick Katzenbach:

LBJ and Georgia gov. Carl Sanders:

LBJ and UAW head Walter Reuther

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