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LBJ on Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

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LBJ on Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

(2 min) tv-pg

On April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed by a sniper while standing outside his hotel room in Memphis. After attending a memorial service the next day, President Lyndon B. Johnson speaks to the nation about the tragedy in a broadcast from the White House.