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Congressional Briefing on the Voting Rights Act
December 4, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The National History Center of the American Historical Association is pleased to announce our upcoming Congressional briefing. Julian Zelizer of Princeton University and Vernon Burton of Clemson University will discuss the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in honor of its 50th anniversary. Professor Dane Kennedy, Director of the National History Center, will moderate the discussion.
The briefing will examine the intended and unintended historical consequences of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.