PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
Gov. George Wallace:
Mr. President, malcontents are disrupting Alabama and it's your responsibility to stop them.
President Lyndon B. Johnson: They're protesting about the right to vote and the way they're treated in your state, so that's your problem and it's your responsibility and it's on your ...
President Johnson is shown giving the voting rights speech in front of what appears to be the the Senate (individual desks shown) with the Speaker of the House and the Vice President behind him. This speech was given properly in front of the joint session in the House chamber (which has just seats rather than desks). The room depicted isn't correct for the Senate chamber either. Neither chamber has windows as shown.
Martin Sheen is not listed in the credits.
$11,307,394 (USA) (3 February 2015)