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Lyndon Johnson and Richard Russell

Photograph of Lyndon Johnson and Richard Russell
President Lyndon B. Johnson (left) and Senator Richard B. Russell, two of the major players in the battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
credit: White House Photo Office Collection; 11/22/1963-01/20/1969; ARC 192493; NLJ-WHPO-A-VN013; Lyndon Baines Johnson Library; National Archives and Records Administration.