TODAY IN HISTORY: November 20, 1962, President John F. Kennedy signs Executive Order 11063, which “prohibits discrimination in the sale, leasing, rental, or other disposition of properties and facilities owned or operated by the federal government or provided with federal funds.” The order banned segregation in federally funded housing, though it was left up to the states to enforce.
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