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United Press International [Coretta Scott King gazes at her husband's body as it lies in state]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09739.021 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Photograph Date: 7 April 1968 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 21.3.2 x 26.2 cm.

Summary of Content: One United Press International telephoto depicting Coretta Scott King pausing to look upon the body of her husband.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African AmericansAfrican American HistoryAssassinationsCivil Rights MovementFunerals

Sub Era: The Sixties

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