Civil Rights: Round 3

The fruits of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act, avowed Lyndon Johnson, are "already impressively apparent." But, the President pointed out, discriminatory practices "still exist in many American communities. They deny the Negro his rights as a citizen. They must be ended." With that injunction, the President last week sent Congress his third civil rights bill in as many years.

Life for a Life. The 1966 bill, going even beyond its predecessors, would make the murder of a civil rights worker, or the slaying, for racial reasons, of...

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