This Day in Jewish History 1965: LBJ Gives Speech Written by 'Liberal Jew' to Congress

'There is no Negro problem. There is no Southern problem. There is no Northern problem. There is only an American problem' – part of the speech written by Richard N. Goodwin.

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On March 15, 1965, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed an unusual joint session of Congress, as he introduced his proposal for a law to guarantee African Americans their voting rights, something often...