Coretta Scott King Lying in Honor

Events surrounding the funeral of Coretta Scott King were shown. Ms. King’s casket arrived at the Georgia State Capitol… read more

Events surrounding the funeral of Coretta Scott King were shown. Ms. King’s casket arrived at the Georgia State Capitol Rotunda in Atlanta. Members of the public paid respect to the civil rights leader and wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. Coretta Scott King died on January 30, 2006 after suffering a stroke and a mild heart attack. 

The public viewing was held in the rotunda until 8 pm EST. The funeral was to be held at noon EST at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia. close

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  • King, Coretta Scott Founder and President (Former) Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change

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Program ID:
191064-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 4, 2006

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  • Feb 04, 2006 | 11:26am EST | C-SPAN 1

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