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40th anniversary, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

United States Commission on Civil Rights.

40th anniversary, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

a civil rights symposium.

by United States Commission on Civil Rights.

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Published by U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [distributor] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Commission on Civil Rights.,
  • Civil rights -- United States -- History.,
  • Human rights -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesU.S. Commission on Civil Rights" 40th anniversary, Fortieth anniversary, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, United States Commission on Civil Rights" fortieth anniversary
    SeriesCivil rights journal -- v. 2, no. 1, Civil rights journal (Washington, D.C.) -- v. 2, no. 1.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p. ;
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22937732M

    This is a collection of official Federal publications by and about President Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United includes the Public Papers of the Presidents and other publications referring to the Public Papers of the Presidents is a series begun in as an official publication of United States Presidents' public writings, addresses, and remarks (1 CFR. Former president Bill Clinton praises Lyndon B. Johnson's presidential leadership at the Civil Rights Summit, which marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the federal government's first general foray into public K–12 education. Since then, the government's involvement in education policy has come to seem a given, part of a recognizable landscape marked by familiar signposts such as Head Start, Title I.


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