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No Disruptions Allowed At The Civil Rights Summit In Austin

The LBJ Library is holding a summit this week celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.

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The opening video at the summit — which will include speeches by Presidents Carter, Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama — features this historic photo of lunch counter protests:

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