Voting Rights Act Media Kit

"The American Promise" Speech

President Lyndon B. Johnson at the speaker's podium addressing a Joint Session of Congress urging the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

  • Date: March 15, 1965
  • Location: House Chamber, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.
  • Credit: LBJ Library photo by Cecil Stoughton
  • Serial Number: C106-3-WH65
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