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This undated photograph, contains one of a series of note cards listing the talking points the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote for a speech he gave to his congregation at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. The note cards are among the items Maude Ballou, a personal secretary from 1955 to 1960 for King, collected during her tenure with the civil rights icon, and will be auctioned off Oct. 17 in New York. (AP Photo/Heritage Auctions, HO)

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This undated photograph, contains one of a series of note cards listing the talking points the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote for a speech he gave to his congregation at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. The note cards are among the items Maude Ballou, a personal secretary from 1955 to 1960 for King, collected during her tenure with the civil rights icon, and will be auctioned off Oct. 17 in New York. (AP Photo/Heritage Auctions, HO)

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Martin Luther King Jr. waves to supporters on Aug. 28, 1963, in what he called "the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States." Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images) (Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A young woman holds a sign that reads "Dr. King is Our Hero!" during a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Dupont Park Seventh Day Adventists students pose for a photo with posters of Martin Luther King Jr. as they wait to get through security lines for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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An elderly marcher carries a magazine from the original March on Washington as thousands make their way down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People watch from the steps of the Department of Labor building as marchers make their way down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Dupont Park Seventh Day Adventists students carry posters of Martin Luther King Jr. as they march past the Washington Monument to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Jacob Harrison (left) and John Thompson, both of East Orange, N.J., carry a painting made by Thompson as they join thousands in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People sign a poster of Martin Luther King Jr. following a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People line up to get through security lines for a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)