The Children Shall Lead Them | National Civil Rights Museum

The Children Shall Lead Them: Birmingham 1963

Visitors enter a jail cell to hear audio of Dr. Martin Luther King reading a portion of his Letter from a Birmingham Jail while the text appears on the cell wall. A multimedia wall illustrates intense media coverage from around the world and shows pivotal moments and speeches during the campaign, closing with President John F. Kennedy calling for the passage of a civil rights bill.

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