The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday


Senator Ted Kennedy Speaking at Press Conference after the Passage of the MLK Holiday Bill

Caption: Senator Kennedy speaks during a press conference with Senator Mathias (center) and civil rights activist Coretta Scott King. The Senate just passed a bill recognizing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday as a national holiday.

Date Created: 1983-10-19

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Location: Bettmann Archive (Corbis)

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