NPR News Series: 50 Years After MLK Assassination
NPR's year-long project "1968: How We Got Here" has been looking back at a remarkable year that saw upheaval and progress on many fronts -- civil rights, politics, and technology. On one of the most memorable dates that year, April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis. To mark the anniversary and his long legacy, NPR's Debbie Elliott is working on a series-within-the-series, set to air beginning March 28 on
All Things Considered
. Noel King will be co-hosting
from Memphis on Wednesday, April 4.
1968: How We Got Here