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File:Martin Luther King press conference 01269u edit.jpg

Artist Marion S. Trikosko
Title Martin Luther King press conference
English: Dr. Martin Luther King at a press conference.
Français : Martin Luther King photographié lors d'une conférence de presse.
Date 26 March 1964
Medium 1 negative; film
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, dcu,
Accession number LC-DIG-ppmsc-01269 (digital file from original negative)

Photograph shows head-and-shoulders portrait of King leaning on a lectern.
No known restrictions on publication.
Title from contact sheet folder caption.; U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.
Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 11696, frame 9A.

The following changes were applied to this restoration: global sharpness increased, filaments/dust/dirt removed, levels adjusted, cropped.
US-LibraryOfCongress-BookLogo.svg This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ppmsc.01269.
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38° 53′ 20.35″ N, 77° 0′ 31.16″ W

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Public domain This photograph is a work for hire created between 1952 and 1986 by one of the following staff photographers at U.S. News & World Report:
  • Warren K. Leffler (WKL)
  • Thomas J. O'Halloran (TOH)
  • Marion S. Trikosko (MST)
  • John Bledsoe (JTB)
  • Chick Harrity (CWH)

It is part of a collection donated to the Library of Congress. Per the deed of gift, U.S. News & World Report dedicated to the public all rights it held for the photographs in this collection upon its donation to the Library. Thus, there are no known restrictions on the usage of this photograph.

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