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    DR.MARTIN LUTHER KING, THE AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER, VISITED PRESIDENT JOHNSON YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) -- THE?

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    DR.MARTIN LUTHER KING, THE AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER, VISITED PRESIDENT JOHNSON YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) -- THE EVE OF THE SIGNING INTO LAW OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS VOTING BILL.

    DR.KING, WINDING UP A TOUR OF NORTHERN CITIES, SAID THE PRESIDENT SUMMONED HIM TO THE WHITE HOUSE TO DISCUSS A PRESIDENTIAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL RIGHTS.THE NEGRO LEADER SAID HE WOULD SUBMIT A SERIES OF PROPOSALS TO HALT WHAT HE CALLED THE "INCREASING SEGREGATION" IN THE NORTH.

    (TODAY, PRESIDENT JOHNSON PUT HIS SIGNATURE TO THE NEW VOTING BILL -- "ONE OF THE MOST MONUMENTAL LAWS" EVER PASSED, HE SAID.IF IT WORKS AS INTENDED, IT WILL FINALLY GIVE NEGROES THE RIGHT TO VOTE THAT WAS GUARANTEED TO THEM NEARLY A CENTURY AGO.)
    AFTER HIS ONE-HOUR MEETING AT THE WHITE HOUSE, DR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABLM9F4U6PAH5PTEKATQSTGSSL
    Media URN:
    VLVABLM9F4U6PAH5PTEKATQSTGSSL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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