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King Holiday / King Center #124744

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) National ceremonies honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior, reported; scenes shown of widow Coretta Scott King at Martin Luther King Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

(Atlanta: Al Dale) Debate over role of the King Center featured; scenes shown from center; details given of criticism that center does not offer practical help for blacks. [Mrs. KING - comments.] [Hosea WILLIAMS - says money raised will never be used to liberate the black poor.] [KING - responds to these "bandaid" measures.] Feeling by some that center has become a King family-oriented business noted. [KING - explains working for poor.] [Southern Christian Leadership Conference president Dr. Joseph LOWERY - says someone has to be in the scholarship halls.]

Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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