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To honour a Great and Good Man

Dr Martin Luther King Exhibition

Date/Time: 07 September 2017 08:30 - 30 November 2017 20:00

Venue: Newcastle University Philip Robinson Library Jesmond Road West

The story of Dr Martin Luther King’s award of an honorary degree from Newcastle University Drawing on material from the archives of Newcastle University’s Special Collections, this exhibition will tell the story of Dr King’s visit to Newcastle. It will look at what led to his nomination for an honorary degree, the communications and preparations building up to the visit and what happened on the day itself, as well as the aftermath and legacy of Dr King’s visit. Free admission