Martin Luther King Memorial Luncheon

As a prelude to the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on August 28, 2011, the Martin Luther King Jr. National… read more

As a prelude to the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on August 28, 2011, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation held a luncheon to honor the civil rights leaders who worked with Reverend King, as well as those who continue his legacy. Some of the highlights included a speech from Martin Luther King, III, who spoke about his father’s legacy. Attorney General Eric Holder in his remarks said that he and President Obama are recipients of the civil rights movement legacy. Other speakers included members of the clergy, activists, and political figures. The musical group Naturally 7 performed. close

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  • Julian Bond Chair (Former) NAACP->National Board of Directors
  • Amos Brown Minister Third Street Baptist Church->San Francisco, CA
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Martin Luther King Memorial Luncheon

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Program ID:
301206-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 25, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 16, 2012

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  • Aug 25, 2011 | 12:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 25, 2011 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 2011 | 12:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 29, 2011 | 3:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 16, 2012 | 10:58am EST | C-SPAN 3
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