Print coverage of MLK's 1961 speech in the Valley

mlk-in-canoga.jpgA history teacher at Canoga Park High School graciously pointed me to this online evidence of Dr. Martin Luther King's 1961 appearance. The story ran in the Valley Times, a newspaper that folded I believe later in the decade, or possibly in the 1970s. Its archives are on microfilm and offer historians a wealth of reporting that wasn't in the L.A. Times, but I don't know of an online source. This story is on the high school's website. King's speech in Canoga Park and sermons at a white church in Woodland Hills were the subject of my KCRW column this week.

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