Spotlight on Austin as Civil Rights Summit Begins

By Ben Philpott, The Texas Tribune

Published 04/08 2014 06:55AM

Updated 04/08 2014 06:57AM

Four U.S. presidents — Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter — will visit Austin this week for a three-day summit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at http://www.texastribune.org/2014/04/08/spotlight-on-austin-as-civil-rights-summit-begins/.

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