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Martin Luther King & the October Surprise - Attend Virtually

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January 25, 2023 ∙ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Add to Calendar 2023-01-25 19:00:00 2023-01-25 20:00:00 America/Chicago Martin Luther King & the October Surprise - Attend Virtually MLK faced a harrowing nine days in a dangerous prison during the 1960 election. Clarence Goodman discusses how the presidential campaigns raced to decide whether, and how, to respond. Signup required. internal tplibrary@tplibrary.org
Martin Luther King & the October Surprise - Attend Virtually

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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. Signup required.

Speaker Bio: Clarence Goodman

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