The lasting impact of 1968's Kennedy-King speech in Indianapolis

WRTVPublished: April 4, 2018
Published: April 4, 2018

Years ago, it was just a small park in the middle of a rough part of Indianapolis' north side.  But after Sen. Robert Kennedy's speech following the death of a civil rights icon., Martin Luther King Memorial Park became a part of history.  On the day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed, Kennedy was scheduled to give a speech at 17th and Broadway in Indianapolis. It was supposed to be a campaign speech for president. Instead, he became a voice for peace, keeping the city safe when others turned to violence.

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