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Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr...

Item # 701776

April 05, 1968

THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Ohio, April 5, 1968  

* Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. assassination
* 1st report w/ nice headline for display

The front page banner headline announces: "DR. KING IS SHOT TO DEATH" with a photo captioned: "Dr. Martin Luther King" and another headed: "Memphis Murder Scene".
The coverage carries over to page 10 where there are two more related photos. Additionally page 14 is completely taken up with nine photos of him headed: "Racial Storms Dogged Dr. King's Footsteps".
The complete first section with pages 1-16, some foxing to the front page, generally nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century