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The Wire's David Simon to Write Martin Luther King Jr. Miniseries for HBO

Fresh off the end of his New Orleans drama Treme, The Wire creator David Simon is attached to write HBO's upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. miniseries, Deadline reports. TV shows we're losing this year Simon has reportedly agreed to write at least the… Read more

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The Origins of America's Biggest Holidays
01:42 — Did you know that Martin Luther King Jr. Day has only been around since 1986? Or the origin of Memorial Day? Watch to find out!
Zac Efron Apologizes for 'Insensitive' Post About Martin Luther King Jr.
01:20 — On Tuesday, the actor shared an apology for his MLK Day post, calling it 'completely insensitive.'
The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
01:13 — On April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., is shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee.
Malcolm X: In His Own Words
18:46 — From the NBC News Archives comes the story of Malcolm X in his own words. In rarely-seen interviews and speeches, the dynamic and controversial leader (more…)

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Sat Apr 29 10:00pm
MLK: The Assassination Tapes SMITH

Recalling the April 4, 1968, assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, as well as the events that preceded and followed it. The documentary features footage that originally aired in 1968 and audiotapes of police calls from the tragic day. Inc (more…)

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Sun Apr 30 1:00am
MLK: The Assassination Tapes SMITH

Recalling the April 4, 1968, assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, as well as the events that preceded and followed it. The documentary features footage that originally aired in 1968 and audiotapes of police calls from the tragic day. Inc (more…)

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