King Holiday Commemoration for Federal Employees

Coretta Scott King spoke to federal employees to commemorate the first observance of the federal holiday honoring the late Martin Luther… read more

Coretta Scott King spoke to federal employees to commemorate the first observance of the federal holiday honoring the late Martin Luther King, Jr. She spoke about the significance of the holiday, the continuing struggle for civil rights, and the role that federal employees played in the search for greater justice. At the end of her remarks she was joined by other officials on the dais to sing “We Shall Overcome.” close

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  • King, Coretta Scott Founder and President Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
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King Holiday Commemoration for Federal Employees

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Program ID:
125949-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 16, 1986

Airing Details

  • Jan 16, 1986 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 1