27 november 1968 & 3-year anniversary of Coretta Scott King's anti-war speech
#OTD 27 November 1968 It is the third anniversary of Coretta Scott King’s anti-war speech at the Washington Monument on 27 November 1965. Notice the two anti-war pins on her lapel. One is a grave site and the other is a peace sign.
Your comments are welcome below. Did you, family members or neighbors hear King’s speech? Did you participate in the rally or did you hear it on tv? What stood out in her speech? Were you also an anti-war activist? Do you have photographs? You may comment privately here.
Photo source: Courtesy DC Public Library Special Collections, Evening Star Collection, c1965. Photographer unknown.