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Marion, Alabama march..... Jimmie Lee Jackson shot....
Item # 626983
February 19, 1965
THE DETROIT NEWS, February 19, 1965
* Marion, Alabama civil rights march
* Jimmie Lee Jackson shot by police
* Selma to Montgomery march prelude
* Martin Luther King, Jr.
The 1st column of the front page has a one column heading: "Ala. Police Use Guns, Halt March" First report coverage continues inside with report of Jimmie Lee Jackson being shot by police. Mention of Martin Luther King Jr. here as well. Many believe this event lead to the famous Selma to Montgomery civil right march.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.
Category: The 20th Century