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    Presidential Day of Service Event

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama took part in a community service project at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

    The National Action Network (NAN) held its annual breakfast in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel. Featured speakers included Housing and Urban…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Wreath-Laying

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other religious and political leaders participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial at the National…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Congressional tweets were also shown.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Congressional tweets were also shown.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Congressional tweets were also shown.

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    U.S. Civil Rights

    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) talked about the state of U.S. civil rights, She discussed the history of the marches in Selma, Alabama, and the relationship between President…

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    U.S. Race Relations

    Dr. Ben Carson, professor emeritus at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, talked about the state of U.S. race relations, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy, and the 50th anniversary of…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Which current leader embodies Martin Luther King, Jr.'s…

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    1964 Film Nine from Little Rock

    This 1964 U.S. Information Agency film about the first African-American students to attend an all-white Arkansas high school in 1957 won an academy award in 1965 for Documentary Short…

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    Civil Rights After Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Professor David Chappell talked about at the civil rights movement and passage of the 1968 Civil Rights Act following Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination.

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    Selma, Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Lyndon Johnson

    Clarence Lusane, author of The Black History of the White House, talked about the relationship between Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Lyndon B. Johnson in light of the feature…

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    In Depth with Tavis Smiley

    Tavis Smiley talked about his life and career, as well as his books, which include Death of a King: the Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year. He is the author or…

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    Struggle for Equality in Texas

    Mark Smith and John Anderson talked about the struggle for equality for Mexican Americans, African Americans, and women in Texas. This segment also featured information about the Texas…

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    Juanita Jones Abernathy on the Civil Rights Movement

    Juanita Jones Abernathy recounted her experiences during the Civil Rights Movement and reflected on the experience of many other women civil rights activists, who she believes were often…

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    Book Discussion on Death of a King

    Tavis Smiley talked about his book, Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year, in which he focuses on the final year of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s…

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    John Lewis Freedom Award Ceremony

    Representative John Lewis (D-GA) received the 2014 Freedom Award from the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. Representative Lewis was a prominent figure in the Civil Rights movement…

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