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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. arrested...

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April 13, 1963

THE DETROIT NEWS, April 13, 1963

* Martin Luther King Jr. arrested
* Birmingham civil rights campaign
* Southern Christian Leadership Conference

The front page has a one column heading: "Call Negro Students to Join Protest" Text includes: "Sixty persons, including integration leader Martin Luther King, were arrested..." Civil unrest in Birmingham would continue for weeks with many confrontations between black youth and white civic authorities.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp in the masthead, otherwise nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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