Voting Rights Act signed in U.S. Capitol by President Lyndon B Johnson, with leaders present including Martin Luther King Jr.
Washington DC USA Date:1965, August 6 Duration:25 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in a ceremony in the President's Room near the Senate Chambers in the U.S. Capitol, in Washington DC. President Lyndon B Johnson talks to other Senators and Congressmen during the signing of the Voting Rights Act. Wider view of other attendees present at the signing, including John Lewis in background and other civil rights leaders. A leader whispers in the ear of Martin Luther King Jr., in foreground.
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