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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited Wausau in 1967

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WAUSAU (WAOW)--Dr. Martin Luther King visited Wausau on May 12, 1967, at the request of the Student Government Association at UW-Marathon County in Wausau.

There were so many people that wanted to hear him speak, the event was moved from the theater at UWMC to the Youth Building at Marathon Park. During his speech he talked about civil rights and the conflict in Vietnam.

  UWMC has his speech and photos available at:http://www.marathon.uwc.edu/library/mlk/index.html

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