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President Lyndon B. Johnson addresses Congress on the Voting Rights Act on March 15, 1965. LBJ Library photo by Cecil Stoughton Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of...
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, lead others during the Selma to Montgomery marches in March 1965. Photo by Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images When civil rights activists led a bloody protest march in Selma, Alabama on...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSClinton’s use of personal email as secretary of state may encumber archiving efforts Hillary Clinton talks ‘Hard Choices’ and battle scars Hillary Clinton talks ‘Hard Choices’ and battle scars GWEN...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSInternet program helps veterans reconnect with civilian life Special courts take on criminal cases of veterans struggling with trauma Are veterans’ skills under-employed in the workplace? GWEN IFILL:...
RELATED LINKSAlleged Boston marathon bomber pleads not guilty to 30 criminal charges Case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev raises legal quandries Boston marathon bombing caused rise in religious hostilities, study says JUDY WOODRUFF: After weeks of delays...
A new study suggests that a person who is obese, has high blood pressure and has diabetes on average is diagnosed with heart failure more than a decade earlier than someone with none of these chronic illnesses. For the first time, scientists have...