Monday, January 14, 2013

Daily Document: MLK Day of Mourning

Today's daily display highlights a Presidential Proclamation from 1968. It was selected as Today's Document from the National Archives.

The Presidential Proclamation 3839 designated April 07, 1968, as a national day of mourning for Martin Luther King, Jr. - whose birthday anniversary is tomorrow! - following King's assassination on April 04, 1968. Read more about Dr. King and documents relating to his life and work at the National Archives' web site.

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