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King Birth Anniversary #259981

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 13, 1979
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(Studio) Report with regard to celebration of birthday of Martin Luther King, Junior, in Atlanta.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Atlanta, Georgia) Stated that King's birthday not state holiday like Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis. [Coretta KING - speaks of pockets thruout state where people still don't know segregation over.] Nobel peace prize mentioned. No federal holiday for King cited. Commemorative stamp noted and shown. Edward Kennedy reported pushing for federal holiday and President Carter expected to join celebration.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel

Reporter(s):
Rabel, Ed;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:01:40

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