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The History of American Journalism: The 1960s contains videos of the Civil Rights Movement and other political and social events of the decade.

Lyndon B. Johnson meets with civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., at the White House. Source: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, Austin, Tx. (A different history begins with all the same problems)

Waiting to vote in Alabama in 1965, after the Voting Rights Act was passed.

Waiting to vote in Alabama in after the Voting Rights Act was passed. of Republican senators voted for it, as did of Democratic senators. William Fulbright, who Clinton bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom in voted no.

Black History Month - African American Patent Holders - B

Black History Month - African American Patent Holders - B

In January Janet Emerson Bashen became the first African-American female to hold a patent for a software invention

LBJ with Senate Majority Leader Thomas Green (1957).  This is a perfect example of the way LBJ manipulated/frightened members of Congress to get things done his way.

Johnson (left), then Senate Majority Leader, speaking with Theodore F. Green, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Photo by George Tames (LBJ was a "close talker")

President Johnson and Thurgood Marshall - 50 years ago Johnson nominated Marshall to the Supreme Court - June 13, 1967

President Johnson and Thurgood Marshall - 50 years ago Johnson nominated Marshall to the Supreme Court - June 1967

Jeff Bridgman Antiques and American Flags - 34 STARS, A CIVIL WAR PERIOD PARADE FLAG ON ITS ORIGINAL WOODEN STAFF, RARE AND WITH EXCEPTIONAL GRAPHIC QUALITIES, KANSAS STATEHOOD, 1861-63

34 Stars, A Civil War Period Parade Flag On Its Original Staff

Jeff Bridgman Antiques and American Flags - EARLY AMERICAN MILITIA DRUM WITH A DRAMATIC FOLK-STYLE EAGLE, 1812-1846

For Sale on - Early American militia drum with a dramatic folk-style eagle, Pre-civil war American militia drum, circa (war of war

Leaders of the March on Washington, including Dr Martin Luther King in the center, interlock hands and arms as they march. The march was organized jointly by James Farmer of the Congress of Racial Equality; Dr. King of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; John Lewis of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; A. Philip Randolph of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; Roy Wilkins of the NAACP; and Whitney M Young, Jr of the The National Urban League  Photo credit: Life…

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Matthew Ahmann, Floyd McKissick, Martin Luther King Jr. Eugene Carson Blake, Ph R.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Harry Belafonte share a good laugh together.

Harry Belafonte and Martin Luther King Jr. I love this image because we get to see a more fun side of Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

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