Martin Luther King Jr., Watts Riots Press Conference, 1965
© Lawrence Schiller

Martin Luther King Jr., Watts Riots Press Conference, 1965

Photograph
By Lawrence Schiller
About the image

Martin Luther King, Jr. listens intently during a press conference in this captivating shot from Lawrence Schiller. In 1964, King became the youngest man to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work as a peacemaker, promoting nonviolence and equal treatment for different races. On April 4, 1968, in one of the most tragic losses of the 20th century, King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Each of Lawrence Schiller's fine art photographs are available as signed, limited editions in several sizes ranging from 16 x 20 inches to 40 x 60 inches (sheet size). Each museum-quality archival photograph is hand-numbered and signed by the artist.

Some of Schiller's photographs are also available as signed, limited edition dye sublimation prints on metal. Please contact us with any questions!

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Lawrence Schiller's photographs are printed to order in New York, please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.

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Martin Luther King Jr., Watts Riots Press Conference, 1965
Martin Luther King Jr., Watts Riots Press Conference, 1965