HOT BLAST: Recalling Aug. 6, 1965
President Lyndon Johnson
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision
earlier this year to strike down a component of 1965 Voting Rights Act brought all sorts of new discussions about this landmark piece of civil rights legislation.
Today, on the anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson signing the act into law, we give you a few videos about the act. Johnson's comments in the second video are particularly impressive.-- Phillip Tutor