Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection

A collection of videos related to Martin Luther King, Jr. produced by various sources and aired on DCTV over the years.

The 25th Annual City of Davis Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

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"Advancing the Dream: Empowering and Uplifting the Next Generation"

The 25th Annual City of Davis Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration took place on Monday, January 21, 2019 in the Varsity Theatre, Davis, CA.

This year’s event featured presentations and music to help commemorate the life and accomplishments of Dr. King.

The 11th Annual City of Davis Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

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The 11th Annual City of Davis Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

featuring keynote speaker Reverend E.W. Lawson, at the Varsity Theater in Davis.

Produced by Tansey Thomas.

Crew: Ian Dawson, Morgan Flores, Jon Coontz. 

Recorded 01/17/05.

Digitized from Tape S-0820, 02/19/19.

The 9th Annual City of Davis Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration

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The 2003 Keep The Dream Alive! City of Davis Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and March.

The event took place at the Varsity Theater in Davis. Featuring guest speaker Dr. Carl Mack. 

Produced by Tansey Thomas.

Filmed by Judith Plank.

Recorded 01/20/03.

Digitized from Tape V-2371, Feb. 2019.

Introductory Remarks to the film - Montgomery to Memphis

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Cecilia Escamilla-Greenwald, Chair of the Human Relations Commission, hosts friend and colleague of Martin Luther King, Reverend E.W. Lawson, and Dick Holdstock, 1965 Davis to Montgomery Bus Rider .

Produced by Tansey Thomas.

Crew:

Director: David Pierce

Camera: Elizabeth Hanson

Lighting & Audio: Greg St. John

Graphics & Switcher: Emily Gibson

Recorded 01/18/04.

Digitized from Tape V-2735, Feb. 2019.

Relevance of Dr King's Message to Current Issues

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Davis residents celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Tansey Thomas hosts Dick Livingston, Professor of Ethnic Studies, Hannah Biberstein, Member of Bet Haverim, Hamza El Nakhal, Director, Islamic Center, Davis, and Ken Wagstaff, Former Mayor of Davis.

Produced by Tansey Thomas.

Crew:

Director & Switcher: Mike DeZubiria

Audio & Camera: Christian Teran

Set Designer & Camera: David Pierce

Lighting & Graphics: Ruth Chambers

Recorded 01/14/03.

Digitized from Tape (V-2351), 02/13/19. 

Martin Luther King Jr's Legacy in Davis

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In 1965, a group from Davis marched with King. They have left a legacy of activism ever since. Lisa Thomas hosts: Terry Turner, Professor of Arts and Humanities, Rev. John Pamperin, Street Minister and Coordinator Davis Community Resource Project, Dick Holdstock, Environmental Consultant and Former City Councilman, and Rev. Timothy Malone, Campus Minister. 

Produced by Tansey Thomas.

Crew: Brian Holsten, Jeff Shaw, Mike Meade, David Korodrau, Stephen Souza, Michael Klupp, Kathleen Stephens, and David Pierce.

Completed 01/11/01.

The 21st Annual City of Davis Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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The celebration consists of the speech, presentations and music from vocalists and bands starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Varsity Theatre, 616 Second St. It is brought to the community by the city of Davis and the Davis Human Relations Commission.  The Rev. Tim Malone, the campus community outreach minister for UC Davis and director of the Broderick Christian Center in West Sacramento, was keynote speaker at the event.