Civil Rights Act
As the assistant attorney general in charge of the Civil Rights Division, Doar challenged discriminatory policies in Southern states that curtailed minority access to the voting booth and state universities.
A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had “lived out the promise” envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality.
Perhaps no historical analogy irks the White House more than the comparisons between Presidents Barack Obama and Lyndon B. Johnson, two Democrats who occupied the Oval Office a half-century apart.
NEW YORK (CBS DC) – Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston may not be president, but he plays on on Broadway. After his critically acclaimed performance as teacher-turned-meth dealer Walter White, Cranston is starring in All The […]
The White House says President Barack Obama will speak at an April event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.