Cronkite Header

Lost tape of Martin Luther King speech at ASU turns up in thrift store

Email this story
Print this story

Video Story
By Cooper Rummell

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014
Watch video

Mary Scanlon's visit to a Phoenix Goodwill turned up more than the usual thrift store find - she found tapes of Martin Luther King's 1964 speech at Arizona State University, Until her find, a picture was the only evidence of the speech given just a month before the Civil Rights Act was signed. Cronkite News reporter Cooper Rummell has the story. For more, listen to the tapes here.

Watch Now