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The Diane Rehm Show: How the Civil Rights Act Changed America

 

Former President Bill Clinton speaks during the Civil Rights Summit on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Austin, Texas.  - AP Photo/Jack Plunkett

Former President Bill Clinton speaks during the Civil Rights Summit on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Austin, Texas.

AP Photo/Jack Plunkett

Michelle D. Bernard, author of “Moving America Toward Justice, the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law 1963-2013 (June 2013) joins Todd Purdum, senior writer, Politico and contributing editor, Vanity Fair; author of “An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964” (April 2014), Isabel Wilkerson,  Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of “The Warmth of Other Suns, and Evan Thomas, journalist and professor, Princeton University; author of “Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World” and “Robert Kennedy: His Life” on the Diane Rehm show to discuss how the Civil Rights Act changed America.
Listen Here: http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-04-10/how-civil-rights-act-changed-america.

Air Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 – 10:06 a.m.

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