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Abram Named Co-chairman of White House Parley on Civil Rights

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Morris B. Abram, president of the American Jewish Committee, has been appointed by President Johnson as co-chairman of the White House conference on civil rights. which will be held here in November. His co-chairman is William T. Coleman, a Negro lawyer, of Philadelphia.

The conference is to generate “new efforts to include the Negro American more fully in our society,” the President said in announcing the appointments. Its recommendations will be considered by a larger conference in Washington next spring. Mr. Abram is also U. S. representative on the United Nations Human Rights Commission.

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