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Martin Luther King, Jr. and the March on Washington

by Stephen Marchesi

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap .
Written in English


Edition Notes

All Aboard Reading

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7562478M
ISBN 100448424215
ISBN 109780448424217

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King often quoted the Bible in his speeches, and he did so in his famous, “I have a dream speech.”. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a major leader in the nonviolent protests against racial discrimination during the s American Civil Rights Movement.

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