Eclipse Magazine - Produced by NABVETS 2015 First Edition | Page 16

Remember Of a Differe SEL 50 Yea Photo: RMP Archive/Peter Pettus Prior to the assembly to commemorate the brave actions taken to change the course of a nation 50 years ago, President Obama signed H.R. 431, awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the final Voting Rights March from Selma to Montgomery in March of 1965, which served as a catalyst for the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 later that year.