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The Civil Rights Address or the Report to the American People on Civil Rights was a speech on ... In the Civil Rights Address, Kennedy explained the economic , educational, and moral dimensions of racial discrimination. ... Up until June 1963, President John F. Kennedy had been relatively silent on the issue of civil rights in ...

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In the early 1960s, the fundamental prize sought by the civil rights movement was something that African Americans had never known: full legal equality.

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The Struggle for Civil Rights. "We are confronted primarily with a moral issue." - John F. Kennedy. The Right to Vote in Mississippi. Civil rights groups work to ...

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John F Kennedy is not automatically associated with civil rights issues as ... Now as president, Kennedy could either ignore discrimination or he could act.

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Throughout JFK's presidency, civil rights advocates struggled to effect change in the racially segregated South, where whites controlled state governments and ...

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Nov 25, 2013 ... Americans count President John F. Kennedy's civil rights record among one of his greatest legacies. Delivered just months before his ...

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Jun 21, 2007 ... As President, Kennedy initially moved cautiously on segregation. But by the spring of 1963, he knew that more was needed.

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Jun 11, 2013 ... That was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s private verdict on President John F. Kennedy's famous Civil Rights Address, delivered fifty years ago on June ...

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Jan 20, 2014 ... An old tape recording of Martin Luther King Jr., played in public Monday for the first time, is a reminder that MLK and JFK shared an era and a ...