Today We Remember Martin Luther King Jr. on the Anniversary of his Death
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., talks to newsmen in the White House lobby, Feb. 9, 1965, after conferences with President Lyndon B. Johnson, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, and Acting Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach. King quoted President Johnson as saying the Justice Department is working on a bill to secure voting rights for African Americans. (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs)
The civil rights activist and leader was assassinated 51 years ago on April 4, 1968.