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    Martin Luther King, Jr.: Advance Copy of His Iconic "I Have a Dream" Speech. Series of three 8.5" x 14" mimeo sheets, the first page titled "Advance Text of Speech To Be Delivered By Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. President, Southern Christian Leadership Conference March on Washington August 28, 1963". Staple holes at top, folded in quarters with scattered stains and minor edge wear. Dr. King decided, at the last minute, to ignore the prepared text, delivering instead an impromptu address that is considered one of the "great" speeches.

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    February, 2020
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
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