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Associated Press [President Lyndon B. Johnson Signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09752 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Photograph Date: 6 August 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 20.5 cm.

One wirephoto published by Associated Press dated August 6, 1965. Features President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. A newspaper caption pasted to the back of the photograph identify others in the scene, "(from left) Vice President Humphrey, House Majority Leader Albert (behind Humphrey), House Speaker McCormack, Rep. Celler (D-N.Y.), Sen. Hayden (D-Ariz.) (behind Celler), Luci Johnson and Sen. Dirksen (R-IlI.)."

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