Martin Luther King Jr. Funeral Services

CBS News coverage from April 9, 1968, of the funeral services for Martin Luther King Jr. at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Rev. Ralph… read more

CBS News coverage from April 9, 1968, of the funeral services for Martin Luther King Jr. at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Rev. Ralph Abernathy, one of King’s closest friends, presided. Following the hour-long church service, coverage continued with scenes of the procession as thousands of mourners followed the casket through the streets of Atlanta to Morehouse College, where a public service took place not shown in the program. The film ended with coverage of the internment from South View Cemetery.

Rev. King was assassinated on April 4, 1968, while in Memphis, Tennessee, where he had gone to support striking sanitation workers. close

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Martin Luther King Jr. Funeral Services

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Program ID:
443156-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 31, 2018 | 10:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 04, 2018 | 2:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Mar 31, 2018 | 10:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2018 | 10:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2018 | 4:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 03, 2018 | 8:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 04, 2018 | 12:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 04, 2018 | 2:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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