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Sen. George Smathers comments on the proposed civil rights bill. He mentions amendments that require states to obey federal court orders including those on desegregation. He also mentions amendments protecting voting rights. Smathers states that he will not vote for the civil rights bill and does not feel that any more legislation of that nature is required. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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