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Signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
President Lyndon B. Johnson speaking before signing the Voting Rights Act

The Speech That Gave Power to the Vote.
Discover LBJ's historic address that led to the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

In honor of Black History Month, the LBJ Library presents a rare showing of LBJ's powerful speech on March 15, 1965, urging Congress to pass the Voting Rights Act. Following the viewing, a conversation with one of Austin's own civil rights leaders, Wilhelmina Delco.

Monday, February. 23, 2009, at 6 p.m.
LBJ Library Atrium
Reception to Follow

Free, Open to the Public. Tickets required (limit-2 per person), available at the LBJ Library beginning Feb. 16th.

LBJ Library & Museum
Open Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Free Parking & Admission
2313 Red River Street