Buffalo in the ’60s: Martin Luther King visits Buffalo

By Steve Cichon
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Martin Luther King addressed a full house at at Kleinhans Music Hall on December 9, 1967.

This is the coverage from the Buffalo Courier-Express the following morning.

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Steve Cichon

Steve Cichon is a proud Buffalonian helping the world experience the city he loves. writing about the people, places, and ideas that make Buffalo unique and special. The storyteller and historian has written six books, worn bow ties since the 80s, and spent 20 years working in Buffalo radio and TV, climbing his way to news director at WBEN Radio. Since then, he's been an adjunct professor, produced PBS documentaries, and even run for Erie County Clerk. Steve's Buffalo roots run deep: all eight of his great-grandparents called Buffalo home, with his first ancestors arriving here in 1827.