Prof. Recalls Whereabouts, Career at Time of MLK Assassination

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David Holahan

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Hartford Courant
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Professor Denton Watson of the American Studies Department remarks on the days that unfolded after the assasination of Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years ago. Watson was the first black reporter at the Hartford Courant, and wrote the article for the paper the day after the 1968 assassination - although he did not get a byline.