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Talk on Civil Rights Act

In Honor of 50th Anniversary of Milestone Legislation

Written By Tyler Gardinier '14, PR Intern

Christopher Hill to discuss 50 years with law in place


Utica, NY (05/01/2014)
- On Tuesday, May 6, the Utica College Center for Historical Research and Department of History present “Milestone of Freedom: The Civil Rights Act Fifty Years Later” as told by Dr. Christopher Hill, resident fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute.

President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law in 1964. Hill will describe the social significance of that law and what progress the United States has made in civil rights since that law was put in place.

The lecture will take place at 6 p.m. in Macfarlane Auditorium, DePerno Hall on the Utica College campus. It is free and open to the public.

For more information contact David Wittner, professor of history, at dwittne@utica.edu.

About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 36 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 21 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.


Robert Halliday, Ph.D.
Associate Provost
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