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King Papers Project Website Showcased

Image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today marks the 81st anniversary of the birth of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To highlight this date, Voice of America's Science and Technology page has chosen as its Website of the Week Stanford's King Papers Project. According to the Voice of America page, "Dr. King's widow, Coretta Scott King, chose Stanford University Professor Clayborne Carson to edit her husband's papers for publication...The King Papers project is part of Stanford University's Martin Luther King Institute, and the website also includes the King Online Encyclopedia and a chronology of Dr. King's life." The site also features audio files of excerpts of King's speeches and sermons.


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Tiananmen Square protests - 20th anniversary

More than 600 articles from 2009 ("lead, first paragraph" search) are available from Access World News (link from Global Newsbank, which also has a lot to offer.) The New York Times has had many articles in the last seven days, including one today about an artist who was a solider during the protests. We also have 9 videos on this subject, including PBS Frontline's The Tank Man, which you can also watch online. The National Security Archive issued a special briefing report in 1999.


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