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United Press International [Martin Luther King Sr. Weeps at son's viewing]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09739.020 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Photograph Date: 7 April 1968 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 26.2 x 21.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto taken by United Press International depicting Martin Luther King Sr. crying at the veiwing of his son's body as it lay in state in Atlanta, Georgia.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
King, Martin Luther, Sr., 1889-1984

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African AmericansAfrican American HistoryAssassinationsCivil Rights MovementFunerals

Sub Era: The Sixties

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