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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

40th Anniversary of the King's Assination

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    March 22, 1956: Martin Luther King Jr., right, and wife, Coretta Scott King, outside Circuit Court in Montgomery, Ala., after King was found guilty of conspiring in the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
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    April 12, 1963: Ralph Abernathy and Martin Luther King Jr., left to right, are taken away by police during protests in Birmingham, Ala.
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    Aug. 23, 1963: Civil rights movement marchers from the 1963 March on Washington are shown at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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    Aug. 23, 1963: Civil rights movement marchers are shown at the 1963 March on Washington
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    Aug. 28, 1963: Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his 'I have a dream' speech in Washington, D.C.
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    Aug. 28, 1963: Martin Luther King Jr. leads the 1963 March on Washington.
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    Aug. 28, 1963: Martin Luther King Jr. leads the 1963 March on Washington.
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    May 30, 1964: Virgil Stuart, right, as police chief, watches marchers in front of a former slave market in St. Augustine, Fla
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    June 10, 1964: Martin Luther King Jr. pats a young picketer on the back in St. Augustine, Fla.
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    June 11, 1964: Picketers march at the location where a white mob attacked black demonstrators the day before in St Augustine, Fla
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    June 11, 1964: Martin Luther King Jr. speaks at a civil rights rally in St Augustine, Fla.
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    Sept. 17, 1964: Martin Luther King Jr. is shown.
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    March 17, 1965: From left to right are Ralph Abernathy, James Forman, Martin Luther King Jr., the Rev. S.L. Douglas and John Lewis, who are shown during a protest march to the courthouse in Montgomery, Ala.
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    March 21, 1965: Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King lead the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala.
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    Aug. 8, 1965: Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King Jr. and Constance Baker Motley, left to right, civil rights leaders, are shown at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Birmingham, Ala.
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    April 3, 1968: Hosea Williams, Jesse Jackson, Martin Luther King Jr. and Ralph Abernathy, left to right, are shown on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis the day before King's assassination.
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    April 9, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr.'s funeral march is shown.
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    April 30, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr.'s funeral march is shown
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    April 1, 1970: James Earl Ray is shown after pleading guilty to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
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    Jan. 1, 1980: Martin Luther King Jr.’s memorial is shown.