Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast

Participants gathered to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at a memorial breakfast. In his keynote speech, Jesse Jackson spoke about the… read more

Participants gathered to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at a memorial breakfast. In his keynote speech, Jesse Jackson spoke about the continuing struggle for civil rights and political power by African-Americans. He also criticized those who portray Dr. King as too pacifistic rather than activist. He also emphasized the need for African-Americans to keep dreaming about all they can be individually and communally. Mayor Marion Barry also presented awards for community service. close

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast

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Program ID:
69375-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 15, 1996 | 1:11pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 1996 | 11:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jan 15, 1996 | 1:11pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 1996 | 4:13pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 1996 | 8:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 1996 | 11:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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