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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at Illinois Wesleyan University's Fred Young Fieldhouse on Feb. 10, 1966 (audio courtesy of WJBC Radio, digitized from a cassette tape at an unknown date).

A blog post with links to photos is also available.

Abstract

In 1966 Dr. King made his second visit to IWU at the request of the Student Senate’s Convocation Commission. This event took place after Dr. King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and was held at the Fred Young Fieldhouse to accommodate the crowd. IWU student Elizabeth Lindblom was Chair of the Commission and provided an introduction to the event.

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