Martin Luther King Jr.
Emanuel Cleaver on the March: ‘There Are 250,000 People Out There’


Congressman Emanuel Cleaver recalls the morning of the March on Washington when MLK's staff teased him about the size of the crowd being only 25,000 attendees. Continue reading

John F. Kennedy
George Raveling: Kennedy Asked MLK Not to Speak


George Raveling, "in the right place at the right time," owns and protects the actual physical speech that Martin Luther King, Jr., read that day. He recalls hearing Kennedy ask MLK not to speak at the March. Continue reading