Chicago Tonight

MLK’s Death 50 Years Later: Revisiting the Day a Giant Fell

Clip: 04/04/2018 | 6m 12s

It is a moment seared in the memories of so many Americans: the day in 1968 they learned that Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated. The Rev. Jesse Jackson was there. He shares his memories with Chicago Tonight.

Aired: 04/04/18

Rating: NR

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