Lyndon Johnson, who was President of the United States from 1963 to 1968, was a stalwart champion of the civil rights movement of the time. He crafted and enacted – not without a lot of bullying and bribery and threats and begging – some of the most important civil rights laws in the history of the United States, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965....
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