SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

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  • ca. 1960s

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  • 4:41; b&w; sound; V-183 AA323; M89-17

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  • Sen. George Smathers comments on the civil rights bill. He states that further civil rights legislation is futile, and that change will only come when people decide to think and act differently. He remarks on the recent attack by protesters on Ivan Allen, Mayor of Atlanta. He comments specifically on the open housing portion of the civil rights bill. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

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