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IHB > Historical Markers > Press Releases and Marker Dedications > April 4, 2005 - Robert Kennedy Speech on Death of Martin L. King April 4, 2005 - Robert Kennedy Speech on Death of Martin L. King

Robert F. Kennedy Speech on Death of Martin L. King (49.2005.1)
Indianapolis
Marion County, Indiana

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Side one - The marker was dedicated April 4, 2005 and is located at in King Park at 17th and Broadway in Indianapolis.

Side one - The marker was dedicated April 4, 2005 and is located in King Park at 17th and Broadway in Indianapolis.

Side two of the marker.

Side two of the marker.

Indiana Representative Bill Crawford at the dedication.

Indiana Representative Bill Crawford at the dedication.

Indiana Congresswoman Julia Carson speaking from a flatbed truck. Robert Kennedy's speech in 1968 was given from a flatbed truck.

Indiana Congresswoman Julia Carson speaking from a flatbed truck. Robert Kennedy's speech in 1968 was given from a flatbed truck.

Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson.

Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson.

Dr. Derek Barber King, nephew of Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke at the ceremony.

Dr. Derek Barber King, nephew of Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke at the ceremony.

Indiana House member and Indiana Black Caucus Chair Gregory Porter, Representative Bill Crawford, and Mrs. Andrew J. Brown, widow of Rev. Dr. Andrew J. Brown, noted civil rights leader.

Indiana House member and Indiana Black Caucus Chair Gregory Porter, Representative Bill Crawford, and Mrs. Andrew J. Brown, widow of Rev. Dr. Andrew J. Brown, noted civil rights leader.

Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, Becky Skillman.

Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, Becky Skillman.

About 200 people attended the dedication of the marker.

About 200 people attended the dedication of the marker.

Attendees leaving after the dedication.

Attendees leaving after the dedication.