• Short Summary

    MRS. MARTIN LUTHER KING, WIDOW OF THE ASSASSINATED CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS MARTIN LUTHER KING, SPOKE?

  • Description


    MOTEL WHERE KING WAS MURDERED MRS KING SPEAKING (SOF).



    TRANSCRIPT: MRS KING: "I DON'T THINK WE REALLY UNDERSTAND MUCH OF WHAT HE PLANNED TO SAY TO US, THOSE OF US THAT WERE VERY CLOSE TO HIM. SOMEHOW WE HEARD HIM BUT WE DIDN'T FULLY UNDERSTAND. AND IN TRYING TO EXPLAIN TO MY TEN-YEAR-OLD SON -- HE SAID TO ME RECENTLY 'I WANT TO SEE MY DADDY AGAIN' AND I SAID TO HIM 'DADDY IS WITH US, HIS SPIRIT WILL NEVER DIE.'"




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MRS. MARTIN LUTHER KING, WIDOW OF THE ASSASSINATED CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS MARTIN LUTHER KING, SPOKE AT A RALLY IN MEMPHIS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ON THE EVE OF THE POOR PEOPLE'S MARCH TO WASHINGTON.

    THE MARCH WILL START FROM BENEATH THE FLOWER STREWN BALCONY OF THE LORRAINE MOTEL WHERE DR. LUTHER KING WAS STRUCK DOWN BY A SNIPER'S BULLET FOUR WEEKS AGO.

    MRS. KING SPOKE TO AN AUDIENCE OF ABOUT 5-THOUSAND PEOPLE:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5FQBS6A5JDZMJHG0ECHY5OPSC
    Media URN:
    VLVA5FQBS6A5JDZMJHG0ECHY5OPSC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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