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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.

Summary of Content: 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.

Background Information: 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.See More

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
McCarthy, Eugene, 1916-2005

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil RightsCampaignsElectionAfrican American HistorySegregationRace discrimination

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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