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 John F. Kennedy asking Martin Luther King, Jr. not to speak at the March. Raveling speaks on the large but orderliness of the crowd: “A testimony to their discipline, their focus, their commitment to nonviolence.”

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Submitted by: Ben Nussbaum
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