Obama Praises Civil Rights Legacy of Predecessor Lyndon Johnson

April 11, 2014 06:20 AM
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President Barack Obama applauded his predecessor Lyndon Johnson for a civil rights legacy that led to the election of the first U.S. black president nearly half a century later. Obama gave a keynote address Thursday at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Civil Rights Act. Zlatica Hoke reports.