In the letter Martin comments on Dellet's rebuke of John Quincy Adams over his recent speech to African American citizens in Pittsburgh: "His expressed wish that the day of blood and carnage might come upon the South by a servile war is I think...
In the letter James discusses life in camp; upcoming troop movements; the formation of a local regiment; and his expected term of service ("I have volunteered for twelve months unless sooner discharged & if we are not discharged before the...
In the first letter, written April 3, Martin explains that he is about 90 years old and in need of help; other people have suggested that he ask the governor for assistance. In the second letter, written April 4, Covington says that the state does...
The Kings were in Bombay, India, when they sent this message: "Dear Friends, Greetings and best wishes from the land of Mahatma Gandhi. We're having a rich experience here. Warm regards, Coretta and Martin King."
The topics listed (group libel, falsity of publication, malicious publication, and damages) are used to justify the libel suit that L. B. Sullivan, police commissioner of Montgomery, filed against The New York Times in response to the advertisement.
In the letter Strickland complains about a recent newspaper article, which described the Commission as "the state's super-secret spy agency." Strickland argues that the journalist misquoted him and reported hearsay rather than fact. He gives...
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