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King in Retrospect
By Staff and Wire Report
Published January 17, 2013

President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Martin Luther King, Jr. in the White House Cabinet Room, 18 March 1966. Photo by Yoichi R. Okamoto, White House Press Office (WHPO)



Visitors gather at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, for a wreath laying ceremony at the monument of the civil rights leader in observance of his of 83rd birthday anniversary. (

U.S. Sen. Joseph Clark (D-Pa.), center, laughs along with Dr. Martin Luther King, left, leader against segregation, at Lincoln University commencement exercises, June 7, 1961, Oxford, Pa. At right is acting President Donald Yelton. (AP Photo/Sam Myers) 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, sit with three of their four children in their Atlanta, Ga, home, on March 17, 1963. From left are: Martin Luther King III, 5, Dexter Scott, 2, an

 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. reacts in St. Augustine, Fla., after learning that the senate passed the civil rights bill, June 19, 1964. (AP Photo) Photo: Anonymous, STF 


Little six year old Robin Arrington, daughter of a Miami Southern Christian Leadership Conference attorney, leans on Dr. Martin Luther King’s shoulder as Dr. King holds a press conference, April 11, 1966, in Miami, Fl. Dr. King arrived in Miami for a meeting to establish a local chapter of his S.C.L.C. (AP Photo) Photo: Beaumont 

Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, left, is shown conferring March 29, 1967 with Dr. Martin Luther King, and King said later, the sooner this country does away with the draft, the better off we’ll be. Ali was here for his court suit to prevent his Army induction April 28 in Houston. The court refused, however, to block his call-up. (AP Photo) 

An unidentified woman weeps at the R.S. Lewis funeral home in Memphis, Tenn., as hundreds of mourners filed past the body of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., April 5, 1968, before it was to be sent to Atlanta for burial. (AP Photo/Charles Kelly) 

The funeral procession of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., arrives at the Ebenezer Baptist church in Atlanta, April 9, 1968. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi) 





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