Meetings: Tape 88. Civil Rights Legislation, 20 May 1963

Meetings: Tape 88. Civil Rights Legislation, 20 May 1963
20 May 1963
1 item on 1 audio tape/reel (44 minutes)
Sound recording of a meeting held on May 20, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy, Attorney General Robert Kennedy, Assistant Attorney General from the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division Burke Marshall, Assistant Special Counsel to the President Lee C. White, and Special Counsel to the President Theodore Sorensen. The discussion provides an overview of civil rights legislative proposals (accommodations, schools, federal jobs) and the political fights they will cause in Congress and with the states. An overview of recent civil rights demonstrations is also provided. Please note that the recording of this meeting was previously made available in the Civil Rights 1963 release in the 1980s. This sound recording has been excerpted from Tape 88, which contains additional sound recording(s) preceding and following this one. See Related Records to access Tape 88 in its entirety.
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President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Office of the Personal Secretary. , 1961 - 1963