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Hubert Humphrey with African American Leaders

05 Apr 1968, Washington, DC, USA --- Original caption: 4/5/1968-Washington, D.C.: Tension shows on the faces of Vice President Humphrey (L) and Walter E. Fauntroy (R), member of the Washington city council, as they wait at a podium in the White House for President Johnson to make his television speech to the nation in an effort to avoid violence in the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. In the center is Clarence Mitchell III, one of a number of Negro leaders called to the White House meeting. (ORIGINAL CAPTION)

05 Apr 1968, Washington, DC, USA — Original caption: 4/5/1968-Washington, D.C.: Tension shows on the faces of Vice President Humphrey (L) and Walter E. Fauntroy (R), member of the Washington city council, as they wait at a podium in the White House for President Johnson to make his television speech to the nation in an effort to avoid violence in the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. In the center is Clarence Mitchell III, one of a number of Negro leaders called to the White House meeting. (ORIGINAL CAPTION)