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President Johnson gives King one of the pens used

President Johnson gives King a pen he used to sign the bill into law.

CREDIT: "[President Lyndon B. Johnson gives Dr. Martin Luther King one of the pens used in the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, in the background are Rep. Claude Pepper (center) and Rev. Ralph Abernathy]." United Press International photograph, 1965. Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.



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