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King Holiday #615107

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 20, 1997
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Commemorations on Martin Luther King Day shown from Atlanta, San Antonio, Texas and Chicago.

(Atlanta: Fredricka Whitfield) The bitter divide over who owns Dr. King's legacy examined; details given of the huge sums of money made by the King heirs from his public works through lawsuits against "USA Today", CBS and others. [King Center President Dexter KING, civil rights activist Hosea WILLIAMS, "Atlanta Constitution" editorial page editor Cynthia TUCKER, Intellectual Properties Management Phillip JONES - debate whether the use of Dr. King's works should be free of charge.] ["Bearing the Cross" author Dave GARROW - worries how far the King family will take its battle.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Whitfield, Fredricka

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