Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Groundbreaking

At the groundbreaking ceremony for the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Memorial along the Tidal Basin near the Lincoln Memorial,… read more

At the groundbreaking ceremony for the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Memorial along the Tidal Basin near the Lincoln Memorial, participants spoke about the legacy of Reverend King and the civil rights movement. The ceremony included speeches by Former president Clinton, President Bush, members of Congress, and other dignitaries, as well as musical entertainment by several performers. Following the formal remarks by participants invited guests ceremonially broke ground at the sight using a long line of shovels set up for the event. close

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Groundbreaking

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Program ID:
195355-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 13, 2006
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2006

Airing Details

  • Nov 13, 2006 | 8:53am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 13, 2006 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 13, 2006 | 11:38pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 14, 2006 | 4:18pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 18, 2006 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 2006 | 8:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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