The Filibuster

March 1960
Time;3/14/1960, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p19
The article reports on the effort of Southern filibusters to stop the civil rights bill in the U.S. It mentions that majority leader Lyndon Johnson and Minority leader Everett Dirksen have kept the Senate busy to delay the bill. It notes that Johnson has done everything he can to change to the bill into a meaningful one in which its basic purpose is to give African Americans the right to vote.


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