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King: 'Still The Man Negroes Trust'

Date: November 10, 1967

Author: Marie S. Nahikian

Biographical/Historical abstract: Marie S. Nahikian was a student at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and feature editor of The Carolinian in 1967.

Additional contributor: Coretta Scott King

Description: This interview with Coretta Scott King, wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., appeared in the November 10, 1967, issue of The Carolinian, student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Conducted by feature editor Marie S. Nahikian on November 4, 1967, in Atlanta, Georgia, the interview consists of an apparently verbatim transcript of Mrs. King's remarks on her husband and on the civil rights movement. She discusses the founding of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), King's arrest and subsequent jailing on a traffic charge in Atlanta in 1960, relations with the Kennedy administration, the Birmingham demonstrations, and Dr. King's Nobel Peace Prize.

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Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: Carolinian

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.3.805

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