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LBJ Presidential Library (credit: Steve Pickett/CBS 11 News)

Civil Rights Act Signing Recreated In Texas Via Twitter

The LBJ Presidential Library is marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act by using technology that’s decidedly 2014.

07/02/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas, as he attends a Civil Rights Summit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Focus Civil Rights Message On Voting

A day after hailing the Civil Rights Act as a lasting legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency, President Barack Obama is using another civil rights forum to issue an election-year warning against erosion of the Voting Rights Act.

04/11/2014

Former President George W. Bush speaks at the Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan on May 28, 2009 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Bush Says Education Key To Civil Rights

Former President George W. Bush has closed a three-day civil rights summit in Texas by saying education is the key for opportunity for poor and minority children.

04/11/2014

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President Obama Meets With Wendy Davis In Austin

President Barack Obama has met with Texas state Senator Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor. The White House says Obama visited briefly with Davis on Thursday at the LBJ Presidential Library.

04/10/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas, as he attends a Civil Rights Summit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Marks 50th Anniversary For Civil Rights Summit

President Obama spoke on the final day of the Civil Rights Summit at the University of Texas, marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

CBS 11–04/10/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press on April 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, on the shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Texas. (Source: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Honors Civil Rights Progress

Barack Obama was 2 years old when President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, putting an end to a U.S. where schools, restaurants and water fountains were divided by race.

04/10/2014

Former President Jimmy Carter sits down for a conversation with Mark Updegrove, Director of the LBJ Presidential Library, on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library April 8, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Ralph Barrera-Pool/Getty Images)

Carter Says U.S. “Dormant” On Inequality

Former President Jimmy Carter on Tuesday night lamented continuing inequalities between black and white Americans during a 50th anniversary celebration of the Civil Rights Act in Texas.

04/09/2014

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter poses for a photo as he promotes his new book "A Call To Action Women, Religion, Violence, And Power" at Barnes & Noble on 5th Avenue on March 25, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Carter Speaking At Austin Civil Rights Summit

Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, which opens on Tuesday.

04/08/2014

Special Air Mission (SAM) 26000, President John F. Kennedy's Air Force One, sits on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in the Presidential Gallery on November 20, 2013 in Dayton, Ohio.  SAM 26000 flew JFK's body from Dallas to Washington D.C. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as the new president on the plane earlier in the day.  (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former Air Force One Jet At Center Of Battle Between Ohio And Texas

The jet that became Air Force One after Lyndon B. Johnson took the oath of office following the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas is at the center of brewing battle between states of Ohio and Texas.

01/15/2014