Quantcast

Screening of Dr. King's speeches at Carver Monument - KOAM TV 7

Screening of Dr. King's speeches at George Washington Carver National Monument

Updated:

Four State residents gathered Monday near Diamond, Missouri to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior.

A screening of a film showing a collection of Dr. King's speeches was held at the George Washington Carver National Monument.

Event organizers hoped to shed light on ideologies that both MLK and George Washington Carver shared.

"I would say that King was likely influenced by some aspects, like Carver, with the idea of non-violence demonstrations - Carver was a believer in peace and racial harmony," says park guide Douglas Bazaar.  "This is something that King tried to promote."

Monday's event was free to the public.

Powered by WorldNow

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.