Lyndon B. Johnson

Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders meet with President Lyndon Johnson in the Oval Office on 18 January 1964. From left to right: King, Johnson, Whitney Young (executive director of the National Urban League) and James Farmer (co-founder of the Congress of Racial Equality, or CORE).

Photo by Yoichi R. Okamoto. From the collection of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. (Serial number: W425-21)

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