Yoichi R. Okamoto / LBJ Library

Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Oval Office

Martin Luther King, Jr. (left) and other civil rights leaders meet with President Lyndon Johnson (center) in the Oval Office of the White House on January 18, 1964. From left to right: King, Johnson, Whitney Young (executive director of the National Urban League) and James Farmer (co-founder of the Congress of Racial Equality, or CORE).

This photo, by Yoichi R. Okamoto, is now in the collection of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. (Serial number: W425-21)

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