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Funeral: Martin Luther King (1968)

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Funeral service held on April 9, 1968 at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Atlanta, GA

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
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Marlon Brando
Actor
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Stokely Carmichael
Activist
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Wilt Chamberlain
Basketball
21-Aug-1936 12-Oct-1999 Wilt the Stilt
Bill Cosby
Comic
12-Jul-1937   Comedy fixture, pudding industry shill
Aretha Franklin
Singer
25-Mar-1942   R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Hubert Humphrey
Politician
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Jesse Jackson
Activist
8-Oct-1941   Rainbow Coalition
Robert F. Kennedy
Politician
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Coretta Scott King
Activist
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Eugene McCarthy
Politician
29-Mar-1916 10-Dec-2005 US Senator from Minnesota, 1959-71
Richard M. Nixon
Head of State
9-Jan-1913 22-Apr-1994 37th US President, 1969-74
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
First Lady
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Jackie Robinson
Baseball
31-Jan-1919 24-Oct-1972 First negro in the major leagues
Nelson Rockefeller
Politician
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Betty Shabazz
Activist
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Stevie Wonder
Singer/Songwriter
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