Duluth New Tribune | Local view: Government’s targeting of anti-war movement troubling

By: Joel Kilgour, Duluth News Tribune

On April 28, 1963, thousands marched on Washington, D.C., for civil rights and jobs. From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr., delivered one of the most powerful and defining speeches in history. “I have a dream,” he told the gathered masses. Not everyone was impressed. “We must mark him now,” FBI Domestic Intelligence Director William Sullivan wrote after the march, “as the most dangerous Negro of the future in this Nation from the standpoint of communism.”

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