BackStory: Legislation Impossible - The Civil Rights Act of 1964
This episode of BackStory recounts the turbulent history of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Each segment below contains a clip from the podcast as well as a set of comprehension questions to guide listening.
A full transcript of the episode is available at the BackStory website.
No Easy Triumphs
The Origins of Segregation
The Russians are Watching
Civil Rights at Ground Level
How Sex Got into the Civil Rights Act
The Bill of the Century
Politics in Black Robes
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