Dick DeMarsico / U.S. Library of Congress

Martin Luther King, Jr. looks straight at the camera

Dr. Martin Luther King, in dark suit and tie, raises his hand dramatically as if caught mid-speech in this photo from 1964.

World Telegram & Sun photo by Dick DeMarsico, now in the collection of the U.S. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. (Digital ID: cph 3c26559)

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