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Senators Celebrate Invoking Cloture on the Civil Rights Bill, 1964

Photo: Post-cloture Group

credit: Photo courtesy of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library

A bipartisan group of senators celebrated after the Senate successfully invoked cloture on the civil rights bill on June 10, 1964. From left to right: Warren Magnuson (D-WA), Hubert Humphrey (D-MN), Leverett Saltonstall (R-MA), George Aiken (R-VT), Mike Mansfield (D-MT), Everett Dirksen (R-IL), and Thomas Kuchel (R-CA).