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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...
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...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: A Texas inmate is scheduled for execution tonight, the second this week, and the sixth this year to die by lethal injection. RELATED LINKSCarlos DeLuna case: the fight to prove an innocent man was...