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To A. Philip Randolph

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Author: King, Martin Luther, Jr. (Montgomery Improvement Association)

Date: January 7, 1957

Location: Montgomery, Ala.

Genre: Letter

Topic: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social Views


King indicates his willingness to be part of a delegation to meet with Eisenhower.

Mr. A. Philip Randolph
International President
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
217 West 125th Street—Room 301 
New York 27, New York 

Dear Mr. Randolph:

Thanks for your very kind letter of January 4, making inquiry concerning my availability to serve on a committee to see President Dwight D. Eisenhower for a conference. I can assure you that I will be more than happy to serve on this committee. I think it will serve to meet a real need at this period in our nation’s history. Please feel free to keep me informed on details as they develop. If you have any idea of the approximate date of the conference at this time, I would appreciate your letting me know. 

Very sincerely yours,
M. L. King, Jr.,


Source: APRP-DLC, A. Philip Randolph Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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