Pioneers of Thirteen

Documenting Martin Luther King, Jr.

Clip | 2m 55s

In January 1968, Public Broadcast Laboratory sent a camera crew to Mississippi to document Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as he traveled all over the South to rally support for the Poor People's Campaign scheduled for May. The documentary was never finished due to King's assassination on April 4, 1968. The film crew was with King at the hotel when he was shot and killed.

Aired: 09/17/12

Rating: NR

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Pioneers of Thirteen is a local public television program presented by THIRTEEN PBS.