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Spectators hold programs with photos of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Jason Getz)

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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 1962 file photo, Ambassador Adlai Stevenson, the U.S. delegate to the United Nations, shakes hands with Martin Luther King Jr., president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Atlanta, Ga., at the White House in Washington with President John F. Kennedy at right. The meeting occurred as Kennedy met with members of the American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa. Historians generally agree that Kennedy's phone call to Coretta Scott King expressing concern over her husband's arrest in October 1960, and Robert Kennedy's work behind the scenes to get King released, helped JFK win the White House that fall. King himself, while appreciative, wasn't as quick to credit the Kennedys alone with getting him out of jail, according to a previously unreleased portion of the interview with the civil rights leader days after Kennedy's election. (AP Photo, File)

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Sakidra Davis of Alpha Rho Xinos carries an image of Martin Luther King Jr. during the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration's March/Parade on Saturday Jan. 18, 2014, in Dallas, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Sarah Hoffman) MANDATORY CREDIT