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    MLK Assassination Anniversary

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    The anniversary of the April 4, 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a portion of his last speech, President Lyndon Johnson’s address to the nation, and author Hampton Sides' speech…

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    Montgomery Bus Boycott Anniversary

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    December 5, 1955 was the start of the year-long Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott. Hear remarks by Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. and historian Douglas Brinkley, discussed his book…

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    LBJ Tapes: 1964 Election

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    President Lyndon Johnson’s November 1964 phone calls discussed the election returns, thanking his supporters, and plans for high-level changes in his administration.

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    March on Washington Anniversary

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    Noting the anniversary of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington with speeches by John Lewis and Martin Luther King, Jr. and author William Jones discussed his book, The March on…

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    Martin Luther King Assassination Anniversary

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    The April 4 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. was remembered with his last speech, President Lyndon Johnson’s address to the nation and a Book TV 2010 talk with Hampton Sides,…

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    The LBJ Tapes: 1964 Election Victory

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked with staff and supporters about winning the election and plans for his new administration. Note: Some language may be offensive.

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    The LBJ Tapes: 55th Anniversary JFK Assassination

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    Professor Barbara Perry discussed what happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963. President Lyndon Johnson and administration officials talked with various departments for updates on the…

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    Martin Luther King Press Conference

    Martin Luther King, Jr., was interviewed by four journalists for “Press Conference U.S.A.,” a U.S. Information Agency (USIA) series that was distributed internationally. The interviewers were…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Kennedy Assassination

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    President Johnson’s November 1963 calls from shortly after the assassination of President Kennedy. President Johnson reached out to cabinet members, a prominent member of the media, and civil rights…

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    "Meet the Press" with Martin Luther King, Jr.

    NBC’s Sunday talk show interviewed Martin Luther King, Jr., three days after the Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, march for voting rights concluded. Martin Luther King appeared remotely from San…

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Oral History Interview

    Poet and novelist Robert Penn Warren interviewed the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., in his office in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 18, 1964, as research for Mr. Warren’s 1965 book, Who…

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    1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

    The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was on August 28, 1963. The march was organized to push for comprehensive civil rights including public school desegregation, voting rights…

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    1963 March on Washington

    A 1963 Universal International newsreel report on the largest peaceful demonstration in the history of the United States shows scenes from throughout the day. A short portion of a speech by…

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    1963 March on Washington Vignette

    A clip of a Universal news film was shown of the 1963 March on Washington which was intended to lobby Congress to pass a civil rights act.

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