The bill of the century is the kind of examination that peels away neat mythology to reveal the complex layers of history beneath clay risen has written a crucial chronicle of the difficult rocky road leading to the civil rights act and the almost forgotten heroes responsible for its passage. The bill of the century the epic battle for the civil rights act clay risen on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the civil rights act of 1964 was the single most important piece of legislation passed by congress in american history this one law so dramatically altered american society that. The bill of the century the epic battle for the civil rights act by clay risen by eric arnesen april 25 2014 when president lyndon b johnson signed the civil rights act 50 years ago its . Clay risens the bill of the century the epic battle for the civil rights act does a wonderful job of bringing the tension between president kennedys assassination in november 1963 and the elections that would follow a year later. The civil rights act of 1964 was the single most important piece of legislation passed by congress in american history it gave the government sweeping powers to strike down segregation to enforce fair hiring practices and to rectify bias in law enforcement and in the courts
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