- Associated Press - Monday, January 20, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Martin Luther King Jr.’s most famous speech is the main event at the Muhammad Ali Center as the nation remembers the civil-rights icon.

It’s tradition for the Louisville-based center to show King’s “I Have a Dream” speech on the federal holiday honoring the slain civil-rights leader.

Ali Center spokeswoman Jeanie Kahnke says the speech is being shown on the hour Monday, from 10 a.m. EST to 3 p.m. The big-screen showings are free to the public.

Kahnke says the replay of the speech draws a cross-section of viewers - from young people to those who lived through the civil-rights era, and people from different ethnicities and religions.

Permanent displays relive Ali’s boxing career and promote his humanitarian ideals. Visitors can see the former world heavyweight champion rail against war, segregation and poverty.

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