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LBJ Speaks at Governors Conference in Miami Beach

July 23, 1963 - Democrats at the Governors Conference in Miami Beach stated their intention today to give civil rights the highest priority in the coming year. At a formal state dinner at the Hotel Deauville, Vice President Johnson said: "Our foremost challenge is to face and dispose of the problem of human rights which has burdened and compromised our society for 100 years — the problem of the inequality of our Negro citizens."


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