Revisiting The Anniversary Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Jul 11, 2017

Forty years ago, President Jimmy Carter awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The civil rights icon was assassinated about a decade earlier.

Sean Powers (@SeanPowersGPB) of Georgia Public Broadcasting revisits that day at the White House with an audio postcard.

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