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Senate Historical Office

Information provided by the Senate Historical Office.

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Landmark Legislation
Civil Rights Act of 1964

First page of the Civil Rights Act of 1964


Signature page of the Civil Rights Act of 1964


Senate Stories

June 10, 1964: Civil Rights Filibuster Ended

August 4, 1965: Senate Passes the Voting Rights Act


Related Links

CRS Report: Federal Civil Rights Statutes: A Primer