Series of WSB-TV newsfilm clips of Georgia Senator Richard Russell speaking about the civil rights debate in the Senate, 1964, March 2
@ Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection
WSB-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.)
DescriptionIn this series of WSB-TV newsfilm clips from March 2, 1964, Georgia Senator Richard Russell speaks about the civil rights debate in the Senate. Being against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, he characterizes the Senators trying to pass it as "aggressors." He says that plans are going well for the filibuster that 18 senators will engage in to stop the act.Title supplied by cataloger.
Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971