SAVING STORIES: 1964 Civil Rights March On Frankfort

Mar 4, 2014

Hear two distinct memories of the March On Frankfort this week in a special segment of Saving Stories.

Baseball Great Jackie Robinson and Activist Martin Luther King participated in the Civil Rights March on Frankfort on March 5th, 1964.  Looking over Dr. King's shoulder is Georgia Davis Powers.
Baseball Great Jackie Robinson and Activist Martin Luther King participated in the Civil Rights March on Frankfort on March 5th, 1964. Looking over Dr. King's shoulder is Georgia Davis Powers.
Credit Kentucky Human Rights Commission

Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Famer Georgia Davis Powers recalls events of March 5th 1964, and Kentucky Governor Ned Breathitt shares his memory of the day as well.

Saving Stories is a production of WUKY in collaboration with the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries.