Sound recording of part of a meeting on civil rights legislation held on October 23, 1963. The recording of this meeting begins on Tape 116. Topics related to civil rights legislation include compromises, predicting votes, parliamentary problems, timing, public accommodations, the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC), a voting question and the electoral college, plans for upcoming meetings, a press statement, action in committee, and strategy with Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. Participants include President John F. Kennedy; Vice President Johnson; Deputy Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach; Representative Emanuel Celler (New York); Minority Leader, Representative Charles Halleck (Indiana); Representative William McCulloch (Ohio); Speaker of the House of Representatives John McCormack (Massachusetts); and Representative Leslie Arends (Illinois). Please note that this meeting was opened for research use in July of 1984. This sound recording has been excerpted from Tape 117/A53, which contains additional sound recording(s) following this one. See Related Records to access Tape 117/A53 in its entirety or the beginning of this recording on Tape 116/A52.