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King's last march

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Creator:Smith, Stephen
Creator:Ellis, Kate
Title:King's last march

Sanitation workers--Tennessee--Memphis

Strikes and lockouts--Tennessee--Memphis

Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968

Strikes and lockouts--Sanitation--Tennessee--Memphis

Strikes and lockouts--Refuse collectors--Tennessee--Memphis

Labor unions--Tennessee--Memphis

Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Memphis

Memphis (Tenn.)--Race relations

Race relations

Race discrimination--Tennessee--Memphis

Memphis (Tenn.)--Officials and employees

African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Memphis

African Americans--Tennessee--Memphis

Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Memphis

Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis

African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis

Protest marches--Tennessee--Memphis

Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements

Peace movements--United States

Speeches, addresses, etc

African American clergy

United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation


Governmental investigations--United States

Poor People's Campaign

Protest movements--United States

Web site companion to a radio documentary of the same name produced by American Radio Works. The site covers King's condemnation of the Vietnam War; organization of the Poor People's March and the fight against poverty; the 1968 Sanitation Workers' Strike in Memphis, Tennessee; the Federal Bureau of Investigation's surveillance of King; and the power of King's speeches. It links to audio files, documents, and photographs and provides a transcript and audio version of the documentary.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Transcripts | Sound recordings | Articles | Documentaries and factual works | Letters (correspondence) | Photographs | Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination | United States | Memphis (Tenn.) | Shelby County (Tenn.)
Institution:American Public Media
Contributors:American Public Media | American RadioWorks | National Endowment for the Humanities
Online Publisher:[Saint Paul (Minn.)] : American Public Media | 2008-03
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