Watch Martin Luther King Jr. go on “Meet the Press” in 1963

August 28, 2013

Here's a remarkable flashback from NBC. Martin Luther King Jr. and Roy Wilkins (then the head of the NAACP) went on "Meet the Press" in 1963 to talk about the upcoming March on Washington.

Both King and Wilkins end up getting grilled by a hostile panel — there are questions about communism and worries that the march will be violent — and more than hold their own:

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