Historic speech at Rec Hall observes 50th anniversary Martin Luther King Jr. and ‘the future of integration’

January 15, 2015 at 2:23 pm Leave a comment

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — In 1964, at the age of 35, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent campaign against racial inequality.

A few weeks later, on Jan. 21, 1965 — 50 years ago — King visited Penn State’s University Park campus and addressed a crowd of more than 8,000 people at Recreation Hall on the future of integration.

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