King

Hear Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. SMU's 1966 Speech

After an initial invitation was rescinded, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Southern Methodist University in Dallas on March 17, 1966.

He delivered a speech in front of a packed McFarlin Auditorium.

An estimated 2,800 people listened to the civil rights leader, including Charles Cox, who said the speech confirmed his desire to serve others.

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