The 1960s Speeches & Audio

Lyndon Johnson Signs Voting Rights Act

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Lyndon Johnson Signs Voting Rights Act

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On August 6, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law. In a speech delivered at the signing ceremony, Johnson describes the historic day as a triumph for freedom as huge as any victory won on any battlefield.

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