Senator George Smathers Reports - Civil Rights

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  • ca. 1964

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  • 4:33; b&w; sound; V-182 AA307; M89-17


  • Sen. George Smathers explains his decision to stop attending the White House breakfast meetings while discussions on the civil rights bill continue. He also details the methods that the Southern senators will employ to stall talks on civil rights legislation. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

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