Obama: 'I have lived out the promise' of LBJ and the Civil Rights Act

  • by: JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 10, 2014 - 6:40 PM

AUSTIN, Texas — A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had "lived out the promise" envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality.

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