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President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King, Jr. and others look on. East Room, White House, Washington, D.C. Photo by Cecil Stoughton HOUSTON — Barack Obama was 2 years old when Lyndon Baines Johnson sat...
Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) Kevin Orr, who was appointed to oversee all Detroit’s finances in March 2013, told Reuters on Wednesday that his experience with the Motor City’s bankruptcy case has made him rethink ever becoming a...
Rosa Parks, a prominent figure in the civil rights movement, with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Photo courtesy of USIA / National Archives NEW YORK — At a time when interest in civil rights memorabilia is rekindled, a lifetime’s worth of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Another school was engulfed by sudden violence today, when a teenager stabbed and slashed 19 students and a security guard in Pennsylvania. It happened just minutes before classes began at Franklin...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: An unprecedented release of data today is putting a new spotlight on what doctors are paid in the long-running battle over how to trim the nation’s health care spending. The data, the first of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: You may have heard headlines today about a major lapse in Internet security and the possibility that millions of passwords, credit card numbers, bank information, and commonly used Web sites could have...