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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 dated April 7, 1968. Depicts Martin Luther King Sr. crying at the viewing 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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