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Here The Voice of Dr. Martin Luther King
CNN.com offers several interesting articles about the speeches and interviews of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Above in a photo link to a lost interview with King in which he talked about the impact of the Kennedy family's intervention to have him released from a Georgia prison after being sentenced to four months of hard labor for a traffic violation. Below, A brief excerpt from the accompanying article bringing insight to impact of the Kennedy's intervention. Read this and other articles ( especially like this one about King's speeches. ) on the CNN website.
"The Kennedys' intervention is credited with shifting support of Black voters in crucial northern states to the Kennedy side and away from Richard Nixon, whose campaign only offered a "no comment" when asked about the civil rights leader's imprisonment." - CNN
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Books from our Catalog
Three titles availabe through our Destiny catalog. For more on this and other subjects visit the Destiny Catalog and DC Public Library links in the navigation box to your left.