Archive for April 10th, 2014

THE WHITE HOUSE ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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  President Lyndon Baines Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act.

President Johnson signed the Act (which was also know as the Civil Rights
Act of 1968), which banned discrimination on sale or rental of housing. The
bill also gave federal protection to civil right worker and made it a federal
crime to cross state lines for the purpose of inciting a riot. 

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LETTERMAN REPLACEMENT NAMED

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Stephen Tyrone Colbert

Colbert was named the new host of "The Late Show” today, taking over for
David Letterman when he retires next year. Stephen is the current host of
”The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central. The political satirist will be 50
next month.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Sandy Kozel

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