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King, Martin Luther Jr. (1929-1968) [RPM: Martin Luther King Jr., March 16, 1968 Speaks to the California Democratic Council]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09641.15.02 Author/Creator: King, Martin Luther Jr. (1929-1968) Place Written: Los Angeles, CA Type: Record, Phonograph Date: 16 March 1968
Pagination: 18.2 x 18.2 cm.

One 33 1/3 RPM or flexi-disk recording of Martin Luther King Jr., speaking at the California Democratic Council meeting on March 16, 1968. This recording was pressed by the McCarthy for President campaign.

Martin Luther King Jr., spoke at the California Democratic Council in Anaheim on March 16, 1968 about 19 days before he would be assassinated. His speech covered topics of anti-Vietnam War sentiment, poverty in the country and in the economic inequality between black and white Americans.

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