LBJ Library Voting Rights Act Media Kit
Dec 13, 2011
There are 2 video clips from a speech President Johnson made to Congress on March 15, 1965, urging passage of the Voting Rights Act.
LBJ calls on Congress to pass the Voting Rights Act. TRT: 5 minutes 29 seconds.
LBJ explains why he is passionate about extending voting rights
LBJ explains why he is passionate about extending voting rights. He talks about teaching poor students in Cotulla, Texas. TRT: 2 minutes 4 seconds.
On January 15, 1965, President Johnson called Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to discuss strategy for passing the Voting Rights Act through Congress. Dr. King's voice is a little difficult to hear. TRT: 2 minutes 50 seconds. Download audio file. Size 3.4 MB.