50th Anniversary of "March on Ballot Boxes" Speech

The town of Kingstree, South Carolina, hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “March on Ballot Boxes”… read more

The town of Kingstree, South Carolina, hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “March on Ballot Boxes” speech. On May 8, 1966, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech called “March on Ballot Boxes,” encouraging citizens of Kingstree, South Carolina, to exercise their right to vote. Representative James Clyburn delivered the keynote address, followed by footage from the speech, and the unveiling of a historical marker honoring the 1966 visit of the civil rights leader. close

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50th Anniversary of "March on Ballot Boxes" Speech

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Program ID:
408865-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Kingstree, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jul 24, 2016 | 2:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 30, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jul 24, 2016 | 2:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 25, 2016 | 5:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 30, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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