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Letter from Samuel Schieffer in support of the civil rights bill
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Identifier: di_04447
Title: Letter from Samuel Schieffer in support of the civil rights bill
Description: Many believe the success of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was in part due to the idea the bill was a memorial to President Kennedy. The letter reflects this idea. In addition, the letter includes statements on the hyprocrisy of providing public accomodation for foreign visitors from Mexico and other nations but not native-born Americans.
City: Groves
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1963/12/01
Creator: Schieffer, Samuel
Source: Brooks (Jack B.) Papers
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: unprocessed
Format: Letter (correspondence)
Size: 8.5 in X 11 in
Subject: Civil rights