Bill of the Century: The Civil Rights Act of 1964

New York Times editor Clay Risen discussed his newest book, The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act, at the National Constitution Center

New York Times editor Clay Risen discussed his newest book, The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act, at the National Constitution Center. The book is an in-depth, behind-the-scenes account of the unsung congressional and White House heroes who helped the Civil Rights Act become the law of the land.

A book sale and signing followed the program.

This program was part of the National Constitution Center’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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