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Anti-Vietnam War protest, Selective Service System headquarters Washington, D.C., March 19, 1970 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Anti-Vietnam War protester burning draft card, Selective Service System headquarters, Washington, D.C.,  March 19, 1970 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Anti-Vietnam War protest, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1970 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

US Army soldier, Vietnam, May 31, 1966 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Mug shot of James Earl Ray, April 4, 1969 (Courtesy the FBI)

Poor People’s Campaign, Resurrection City, Washington, D.C., May 24, 1968 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr in prison, Birmingham, Alabama, April, 1963 (Courtesy National Archives)

Anti-draft demonstration, Selective  Service System headquarters , Washington, D.C., March 19, 1970 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Robert Kennedy; Roy Wilkins, and Vice President Lyndon Johnson, after a special White House conference on civil rights, Washington, D.C. June 22, 1963 (Courtesy John F. Kennedy Library and Museum)

Curfew in the aftermath of rioting  following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Washington, D.C. April 8, 1968 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Rosa Parks , the Poor People’s March, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1968 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Muddy scene during the Poor People’s March, Resurrection City , Washington, D.C., May 24, 1968 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Troops standing guard in the aftermath of riots following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., April 8, 1968 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Aftermath of riots following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Washington D.C., April 8, 1968 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Aftermath of riots following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Washington D.C., April 8, 1968 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Poor People’s March, Washington Monument,  Washington, D.C., June 19, 1968 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

US helicopters,  Vietnam, April 10, 1969 (Courtesy National Archives)

US troops carrying a wounded comrade through a swamp, Vietnam, 1969 (Courtesy National Archives)

US Marine wounded by Viet Cong booby trap, Vietnam, 1968 (Courtesy National Archives)

Segregated  bus terminal, Albany, Georgia, August 18, 1962 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Segregated bus terminal, Memphis, Tennessee, September, 1943 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leading the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington D.C., August 28, 1963 (Courtesy National Archives)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leading the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington D.C., August 28, 1963 (Courtesy National Archives)

Roy Wilkins, A. Philip Randolph, and Walter P. Reuther leading the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington D.C., August 28, 1963 (Courtesy National Archives)

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington D.C., August 28, 1963 (Courtesy National Archives)

Civil rights marcher,  March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington D.C., August 28, 1963 (Courtesy National Archives)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. , March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington D.C., August 28, 1963 (Courtesy National Archives)

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington D.C., August 28, 1963 (Courtesy National Archives)

President Lyndon Johnson signing the 1968 Civil Rights Bill , Washington D.C., April 11, 1968 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam poster, 1970 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Anti-Vietnam War demonstration, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. December 22, 1967 (Courtesy National Archives)

Anti-Vietnam War demonstration, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. December 22, 1967 (Courtesy National Archives).

U.S. soldiers inspect hut, Vietnam, December 6, 1966 (Courtesy National Archives)

US soldier waiting for medevac helicopter, Vietnam, circa 1960’s (Courtesy National Archives)

Bayard Rustin, Andrew Young, Rep. William Fitts Ryan, James Farmer, and John Lewis, 1965 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Selma to Montgomery March, March 22, 1965 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Register to vote poster, 1968 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Rabbi Abraham Heschel presenting Judaism And World Peace award to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., December 7, 1965 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King , Jr. with Malcolm X , March 26, 1964 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Two Marines with an old woman, Vietnam, circa 1960’s (Courtesy National Archives)

Vietcong prisoners, Vietnam, July 25, 1965 (Courtesy National Archives)

An American Lieutenant giving instructions to his troops, Vietnam, March 18, 1967 (Courtesy National Archives)

A Viet Cong prisoner awaits interrogation, Thuong Duc, 25 km west of Da Nang, Vietnam, January 23, 1967 (Courtesy National Archives)

American soldiers standing among a destroyed village and dead bodies, Vietnam, August 14, 1966 (Courtesy National Archives)

US soldier , Vietnam, circa 1960’s (Courtesy National Archives)

Amphibious tractors transporting Marines , Vietnam, 1966 (Courtesy National Archives)

American soldier and a Vietnamese refugee with her children , Vietnam, January 16, 1966 (Courtesy National Archives)

Anti-Vietnam War ,  the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., October 22, 1967 (Courtesy National Archives)

Freedom train to Alabama, March 1965 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, March 1965 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, March 7, 1965 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Vietnamese woman weeping over the body of her husband, Vietnam, 1965 (Courtesy National Archives)

Battle weary Marines,  Operation Bold Mariner, Vietnam, 1960 (Courtesy National Archives)

U.S. Marine on patrol, Operation Kentucky V, Vietnam, 1967 (Courtesy National Archives)

U.S. guarding  a Viet Cong, Operation Golden Fleece, Vietnam, October 1, 1965 (Courtesy National Archives)

Members of Company "D" 1st Battalion, 501st Airborne Infantry Tam Ky, Vietnam, August 21, 1969 (Courtesy National Archives)

Sharecroppers sorting  tobacco leaves for auction, near Douglas, Georgia, July 1938 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Lyndon B. Johnson visit to the troops, Vietnam, October 2, 1966 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

U.S. soldier, Vietnam, 1969 (Courtesy National Archives)

U.S. soldiers taking a rest, Vietnam, 1969 (Courtesy National Archives)

President Lyndon Johnson  meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Cabinet Room, the White House, Washington, D.C. March 18, 1966 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson  meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Cabinet Room, the White House, Washington, D.C. March 18, 1966 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson  meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Cabinet Room, the White House, Washington, D.C. March 18, 1966 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

Cover of an anti-Vietnam war pamphlet, 1966 (Courtesy National Archives)

Air war, Vietnam, 1965 (Courtesy National Archives)

President Lyndon Johnson and Joseph Califano, the White House, Washington D.C., April 5, 1968 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson and Joseph Califano charting riot outbreaks in Washington, DC, April 5, 1968 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson and members of his staff watch TV news reports concerning the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the White House, Washington D.C., April 4, 1968 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson signing the 1964 Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King, Jr., others look on, White House, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1964 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson shaking hands with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Voting Rights Act, White House, Washington D.C., August 6, 1965 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act, White House, Washington D.C., August 6, 1965 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., White House, Washington D.C., March 18, 1966 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President Lyndon Johnson, Dorothy Height, A. Philip Randolph meeting, the Cabinet Room, White House, Washington D.C., March 18, 1966 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson speaking to the nation before signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, White House, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1964 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. meeting with President Lyndon Johnson in the Oval Office, White House, Washington D.C., December 3, 1963 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the Cabinet Room at the White House, Washington D.C., January 18, 1964 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Whitney Young and James Farmer in the Oval Office at the White House, Washington, D.C., January 18, 1964 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Whitney Young and James Farmer in the Oval Office at the White House, Washington, D.C., January 18, 1964 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

Vice President Humphrey speaking with Nicolas Katzenbach, John Lewis, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Clarence Mitchell, Clifford Alexander, Dave Brody, Roy Wilkins, Floyd McKissick, Dorothy Height, Andrew Biemiller, the White House, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1966 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson meeting with civil rights leaders, the White House, Washington D.C., October 14, 1966 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr birth home, Atlanta, Georgia, December 15, 1929 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Coretta Scott King and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with New York City Mayor Robert Wagner, New York, 1964 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr., after meeting with President Johnson to discuss civil rights, at the White House, Washington D.C., December 3, 1963 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. press conference, Washington D.C., March 26, 1964 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., March on Washington, August 28, 1963 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at freedom rally, Washington Temple Church, 1962 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. after publication of his book, “Why We Can’t Wait”, June 1964 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at a press conference, November 6, 1964 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at a press conference, November 6, 1964 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Anti-Vietnam War march, United Nations, New York, April 15, 1967 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at a press conference, July 30, 1964 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., March 2, 1965 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders walking to the White House, Washington D.C., August 5, 1965 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Penn School, Frogmore, South Carolina, 1967 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, March on Washington, Washington D.C., August 28, 1963 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Soldier standing guard during the riots that followed the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Washington, D.C., April 5, 1968 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Florida migrants on their way to Cranberry, New Jersey, to pick potatoes. Shawboro, North Carolina, July, 1940 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Luggage aboard a Florida migrant's truck, Belcross, North Carolina, July, 1940 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Florida migrants, Little Creek-Cape Charles ferry, North Carolina, July, 1940 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Florida migrant, Belcross, North Carolina, July, 1940 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Florida migrant, Belcross, North Carolina, July, 1940 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

President Lyndon Johnson in the Oval Office listening to news reports of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination, Washington D.C., April 4, 1968 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson on the day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated, White House, Washington D.C., April 4, 1968 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson, the White House, Washington D.C., November 29, 1963 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson, the White House, Washington D.C., January 10, 1964 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson, the White House, Washington D.C., January 10, 1964 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson, the White House, Washington D.C., July 17, 1965 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson in the Oval Office the day after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, Washington D.C., April 5, 1968 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson, the White House, Washington D.C., October 22, 1968 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson, the White House, Washington D.C., January 17, 1968 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson, the White House, Washington D.C., January 17, 1968 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

President Lyndon Johnson, the White House, Washington D.C., April 12, 1968 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

Coretta Scott King leading a march to the White House as part of the Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam, Washington D.C., October 15, 1969 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

National Mobilization to End the War in Vietnam direct action demonstration, Washington, D.C., October 21, 1967 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Anti-Vietnam War protest, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., May 5, 1971 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Anti-Vietnam War protesters, the Justice Department, Washington, D.C., April 30, 1971 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Anti-Vietnam War protesters, White House, Washington D.C., February 10, 1971 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Civil Rights march, Harlem, New York, March 1963 (Courtesy Library of Congress

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Coretta Scott King, 1965 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Coretta Scott King and Dr. Benjamin Spock leading an anti-Vietnam War  rally in front of the White House gates, May 17, 1967 (Courtesy LBJ Presidential Library)

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