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President Johnson Signs Civil Right Act Of 1964

Laws and LegislationLyndon B. JohnsonMartin Luther King Jr.
April 11, 1968: President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968, a week after the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Pictured: Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act Of 1964.) CBS Photo Archive / Getty Images
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