President Johnson delivers a speech and people express grief after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in the U.S.
United States USA Date:1968, April 4 Duration:6 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
From production "April Aftermath", showing mourning and grief throughout the United States after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968.
The flag of the United States is lowered at half mast. People listen to President Johnson's speech about the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. (a leader in the American Civil Rights Movement) as broadcast on national television. Families are seen at home gathered around the television to watch the speech. President Lyndon B. Johnson delivers a speech. The Seal of the President of the United States on a dais. President Johnson declares April 7 as a national day of mourning for the civil rights leader. Mourning ceremonies are conducted in all churches and pilgrims of the United States. Television broadcast the faces of leaders and the news about the assassination and people expressing grief. A large crowd of civilians gather at a condolence meet. People in a line enter a building to express their grief. They come outside the building. A large crowd of civilians gather and attend the condolence ceremony. They express grief.
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