April 4, 1968 : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death and How it Changed America

On April 4, 1968, at 6:01 p.m., while he was standing on a balcony at a Memphis hotel, Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and fatally wounded. Only hours earlier King ended his final speech with the words, “I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight, that we as a peop...

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Main Author: Dyson, Michael Eric.
Format: EBOOK
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Language: ENGLISH
Published: Cambridge University Press 2009
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