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Everett Dirksen and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Photo: Senator Everett Dirksen and Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Leaders of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom meet with Senator Everett Dirksen (R- IL) at the Capitol. Left to right: Whitney Young, National Urban League; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Roy Wilkins, NAACP; Walter Reuther, UAW; Senator Everett Dirksen (R-IL); John Lewis, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.”
credit: Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University