Published: 5 April 1968
Polish newspaper “Express Wieczorny” (Express Evening) issued on the historic day of assasination of Martin Luther King 5 April 1968. Newspaper was folded on four.
On the title page headline news: „The monstrous crime of racists in Memphis. American Negro leader Dr. Martin King assassinated”, other news: “The Perspectives of the Vietnam Peace Talks”, “The unmanned Apollo flight, which the Americans want to fly to the moon, ended in failure” and many others.
Martin Luther King Jr. (born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, died April 4, 1968 in Memphis) – American Baptist pastor, leader of the civil rights movement, activist for the equality of African Americans and the elimination of racial discrimination, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize of 1964, man of the year 1963 magazine ” Time ”. Murdered on April 4, 1968 by political opponents.