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President Johnson with Martin Luther King, Jr.

March 18, 1966
Source: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

President Lyndon Johnson, in the background, met with civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., in the Cabinet Room of the White House on March 18, 1966. President Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965 in an effort to continue John F. Kennedy's commitment to racial equality. LBJ Library photo by Yoichi R. Okamoto.

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