Collection of interviews and news broadcasts covering Martin Luther King's assassination, the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike, and other civil rights related news and events. Audio collected by the Memphis Search for Meaning Committee from 1968-1973.
"The Memphis Search for Meaning Committee, a bi-racial, volunteer, non-profit, community research and study group which had spontaneously banded together immediately after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Conscious that, as Memphis citizens, we had been both witnesses to and participants in history, we had, for almost three years, been collecting material and information in an effort to achieve and communicate a fuller understanding of what had happened in our city and why it had happened."
From the Mississippi Valley Collection at the University of Memphis, collected by the Memphis Search for Meaning Committee from 1968-1973. Digital Audio (c) 2013, University of Memphis Libraries Preservation and Special Collections Department. All rights reserved. Use of this audio shall be governed by the University of Memphis Libraries "Duplication Agreement" http://www.memphis.edu/libraries/pdfs/duplication_agreement.pdf
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