I think if he were here today and as we were told in the invocation, he really is here today he would remind us that perhaps the words he spoke are even truer today than they were then. Horse And she lived happily ever after poster. In another time of heated debate and deep division, it is important that we remember what he meant to us when we were young and what he means today. In 1968, after a couple of tumultuous years leading up to it, every day seemed to bring a new piece of bad news and a deepening division in America. It was my last semester in college here at Georgetown. If somebody said, “What did you do at the end of your college career?” I would say, “Well, Martin Luther King got killed on April 4th. Just a few days before that President Johnson said he wouldn’t run again.
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The country was so divided over Vietnam and everybody feared the whole thrust of the civil rights movement could be lost.” Horse And she lived happily ever after poster. As John Lewis proved again, the best remarks given after Dr. King was killed, I believe, were in Robert Kennedy’s finest speech in Indianapolis. We rocked along through two months of turmoil and then he won in California in the primary. I still remember the vote, do you? He lost Oregon by a little bit and then won in California 45 to 42. And God forgive me for being politically incorrect, but I was so glad they had winner-take-all primaries back then.