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Martin Luther King, Jr. at Hofstra University

Martin Luther King, Jr. is pictured with Hofstra University President Clifford Lord and members of the Secret Service. King's participation in the commencement ceremony caused mixed reaction from local community members.

Source: Courtesy of Hofstra's Department of Special Collections - University Archives.

Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI