Todd Purdum

  • 50 years on  CIVIL RIGHTS monitor
    July 2, 2014  

    Wednesday marks 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the landmark Civil Rights Act, outlawing discrimination based on race, ethnicity and sex. Gwen Ifill is joined by Todd Purdum to discuss his new book, “An Idea Whose Time Has Come,” which tells the story of how the legislation came to be. Continue reading