A Celebration of the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

A ceremony was held honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., the day before the 40th anniversary of his death on April 4, 1968. Following the… read more

A ceremony was held honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., the day before the 40th anniversary of his death on April 4, 1968. Following the invocation and the Presentation of the Colors, family members, congressional leaders, and dignitaries spoke of his life, his legacy, and his great influence on the course of the civil rights movement. Those gathered joined in singing “We Shall Overcome” and “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” close

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Program ID:
204694-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 3, 2008
Last Aired:
Jan 17, 2011

Airing Details

  • Apr 03, 2008 | 3:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 04, 2008 | 12:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 04, 2008 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 04, 2008 | 11:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 2011 | 12:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 16, 2011 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 17, 2011 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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