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By Andrew P. Napolitano
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Topic - Harry E. Johnson
Thundering applause and swelling cheers signaled the official dedication Sunday of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, as thousands of supporters joined King family members, friends and local leaders in honoring the slain civil rights leader.
Colder weather is forecast, less fanfare is planned, and half as many people are expected to attend the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial dedication Sunday, but organizers say enthusiasm for the event remains the same as it was before weather concerns forced the ceremony's postponement in August.
An impending storm threatening to be the worst to hit the region in nearly a decade has prompted evacuations and declarations of emergency and forced the postponement of the Sunday dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the Mall.
Tourists and Washingtonians got their first up-close look Monday at the memorial to the U.S. civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Harry E. Johnson, president of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Foundation, said the week that brought an earthquake and hurricane to the city was "indeed a dark day for me."
"Though our plans have been scaled back, I am confident Sunday's event will be momentous for all who ... witness this long-awaited moment in our nation's history," said Harry E. Johnson, president of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Foundation. "The dedication will be a wonderful way to celebrate the life, the dream and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as well as democracy, hope, justice and love."