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Press Release
January 2, 2013

National Archives Hosts the Editor of the Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Washington, DC…The National Archives hosts a book lecture on Thursday, January 10, at noon to discuss the memoir Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., by Dr. Clayborne Carson.

In his candid memoir, Carson, editor of the Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., recounts his decades-long quest to preserve King’s great legacy and understand his “dream.” Taking the reader on a journey of rediscovery, he reveals little-known aspects of Dr. King and shows how our image of him has evolved over generations. A book signing will follow the program.

This public program is free and no registration is required. It will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. Attendees should use the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue at 7th Street, NW.

The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., are supported by the National Archives through its National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

The National Archives Building in Washington, DC, is fully accessible. Metro accessible on Yellow or Green lines, Archives/Navy Memorial station. To verify the date and times of programs, call the National Archives Public Programs Line at 202-357-5000, or view the Calendar of Events online.

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