Martin Luther King Jr. with friends and family arriving in Oslo, Norway, on 8 December 1964 for the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony and events.
Martin Luther King Jr. Speaks upon Arriving in Oslo to Accept the Nobel Peace Prize
Martin Luther King Jr. arrives in Oslo, Norway, on 8 December 1964 to accept his Nobel Peace Prize. Dr. King is joined by family and friends, including civil rights leader Coretta Scott King, his spouse, seen left. On the right is Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Gunnar Jahn.
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