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Alben W. Barkley, also known as the "Veep," was the 35th Vice President of the United States under President Harry S. Truman from 1949 to 1953. He was a staunch advocate for civil rights and played a key role in the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1957. Barkley was also a skilled orator and served as a U.S. Senator from Kentucky for over two decades. His legacy includes a commitment to progressive values and a dedication to improving the lives of all Americans. Learn more about this influential politician and his contributions to American history.

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