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Martin Luther King & the October Surprise - Attend In Person

January 25, 2023 ∙ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
1st floor - Meeting Room A&B
Registration opens on Tuesday, November 01 2022 at 9am
Add to Calendar 2023-01-25 19:00:00 2023-01-25 20:00:00 America/Chicago Martin Luther King & the October Surprise - Attend In Person MLK faced a harrowing nine days in a dangerous prison during the 1960 election. Historian Clarence Goodman discusses how the two presidential campaigns raced to decide whether, and how, to respond. internal

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As the Sensational Sixties loomed, the election of 1960 was the gateway to a decade of incredible transformation. As the candidates made their last-ditch efforts, previously unknown factors were revealed: the growing movement of sit-ins and the growing stature of Dr. Martin Luther King. Join historian Clarence Goodman to learn more about how this event changed the course of one of the closest elections in American history.

Speaker Bio: Clarence Goodman

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