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King arrives late in Gary, Indiana; misses speaking engagement for Fair Share Organization; meets with Walter Reuther

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January 30, 1959

Due to inclement weather King arrives in Gary, Indiana, after midnight, missing his scheduled appearance at a mass meeting sponsored by the Fair Share Organization. Prior to traveling to Detroit to meet with Walter Reuther of the United Auto Workers (UAW), King meets with officers of the Fair Share Organization at Junior’s Snack Shop and tape records a message to be played during a meeting of the organization.