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Selma Al civil rights ordeal begins...

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February 04, 1965

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 4, 1965

* Selma & Marion MS demonstrations
* Civil Rights - Voting
* Martin Luther King Jr.

The front page has a small one column heading: "200 More Negroes Are Arrested in Voter Drive". (see) Coverage on the arrest of many negro school children in Selma & Marion Mississippi where Martin Luther King Jr. had a voter registration campaign set up. This was just before the famous marches from Selma to Montgomery a few weeks later.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century