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Rare Martin Luther King, Jr. signatures found in jail log

Clip: 02/25/2021 | 2m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

Rare documents with 12 signatures of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sold on Wednesday for more than $130,000. They were penned in an Alabama jail logbook after King was arrested in April 1963 for leading a march against racial segregation. Rikki Klaus reports on the unprecedented item. It's part of our arts and culture series, "CANVAS."

Aired: 02/25/21

Rating: NR

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