Martin Luther King, Jr.: Montgomery to Memphis (1970)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Race & Ethnicity  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |  
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His words are remembered for their eloquence and honesty and his actions reflect the strength of his convictions. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Montgomery to Memphis documents the life of the civil rights leader as he marches through the South demanding freedom. The Montgomery Bus Boycott lasted almost a year and King was present through every phase of it, eventually procuring the end to segregation on city buses. Footage and archival film trace his work from Alabama to his acceptance of a Nobel Peace Prize to his Memphis assassination in 1968.

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Civil-Rights, boycott, bus, race-relations