Lyndon B. Johnson

President Lyndon Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Martin Luther King is directly behind the president. Photo taken in the East Room of the White House on 2 July 1964.

Photo by Cecil Stoughton. From the collection of the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum. (Photo serial number: 276-10-WH64)

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