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American Experience; Nixon; Martin Luther King memorial service

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04/09/1968

Martin Luther King services _-_ 1. Jacqueline Onassis comes in. RFK seated. Nixon seated (17') _-_ 2. Hubert Humphrey enters (5') _-_ 3. LS altar, casket. King family enters, Ralph Abernathy reading. (41')


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Martin Luther King memorial service

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

In this three-hour presentation, Richard Nixon's life and political career are reassessed primarily by those who knew him best. The program chronicles his life from boyhood in Yorba Linda, California, through his days as a young Congressman to his presidency where he astounded the nation with his foreign policy initiatives and then left office in disgrace.

Duration

00:03:25

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968
Bereavement
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Atlanta (Ga.)
Civil rights movement
Funeral
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990
Locations
Atlanta, Georgia
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Contributors
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 ()
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 ()
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 ()
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 ()
Publication Information
ABC News VideoSource
Rights Summary

Footage courtesy of ABC News Rights Holder: ABC News VideoSource (http://abcnews.go.com)

Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Nixon; Martin Luther King memorial service,” 04/09/1968, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_808A486EE3DA42A1B53750EC3FE611D5.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Martin Luther King memorial service.” 04/09/1968. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_808A486EE3DA42A1B53750EC3FE611D5>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Martin Luther King memorial service. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_808A486EE3DA42A1B53750EC3FE611D5
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