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ABC News Broadcast: Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King

Object Details

ABC News
Scope and Contents
ABC News Washington broadcast covers riots, civil rights, and other news post-assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK). The focus of the broadcast is the spirit of Dr. King's optimism and a tribute to MLK via songs, speeches, prayer by others. The recording also includes coverage from Morehouse College and of Dr. King's funeral at Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, GA), including sermon delivered by Rev. Ralph Abernathy.
News broadcast. Part of Broadcast Programs. Undated.
circa 1968
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Archival materials
Sound recordings
African Americans
Civil rights
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
ABC News Broadcast: Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Record Group 09-037, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
ACMA.09-037, Item ACMA AV003516-1
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