The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights ACT

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the single most important piece of legislation passed by Congress in American history. This one law so dramatically altered American society that, looking back, it seems preordained-as Everett Dirksen, the GOP leader in the Senate and a key supporter of the bill, said, "no force is more powerful than an idea whose time has come." But there was nothing predestined about the victory: a phalanx of powerful senators, pledging to "fight to the death" for segregation, launched the longest ...

The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act 2015, Bloomsbury Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781608198269

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The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act 2014, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781608198245

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