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Albert Gore Letter to President regarding CRA 1964.pdf
A letter from Albert Gore to his constituents assuring them that he would not support the proposed civil rights bill unless amendments were made to make the bill like the previous Civil Rights Acts of 1957 and 1960.

The Civil Rights Act of 1960 gave free education to children of members of armed forces, however it did not address the segregated school system prevalent across the country. The Civil Rights Act of 1960 also produced penalties for any person trying…

Civil Rights Act of 1964.PDF
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 called for reforms to bring about equality in American. Regarding public schools, the Act threatened to withhold federal funding from any school districts that did not integrate.

Dwight D. Eisenhower discusses progress on the civil rights subject. Eisenhower claims that discrimination is "disappearing" in pubic facilities, and now every citizen has an equal opportunity to serve it's country. This demonstrates Eisenhower's…

Several cabinet members discuss school segregation, the Brown decision, African American voting, and other civil rights issues. This demonstrates the cabinet members thoughts and perceptions of the current civil rights issues in the country.

Ann Whitman, Dwight D. Eisenhower's secretary records notes on the press conference briefing that will be held in the next month. Eisenhower is urged to stay out of the civil rights platform plank discussion.
This demonstrates Eisenhower's "middle…
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