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Which of the following was most instrumental in making the Civil Rights Movement a national concern?


President Eisenhower's moderate Republicanism had paved the way for civil rights reform.


President John F. Kennedy made civil rights a key component of his 1960 Presidential campaign.


By 1960, 90% of American households owned a least one television set and witnessed the brutality that befell civil rights protestors.


America's involvement in World War II had made Americans more sympathetic to the plight of minority groups.


The editorial staffs of several nationally syndicated newspapers had committed themselves to supporting the Movement.

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