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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X waiting for press conference

Photo of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X waiting for press conference

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X meet before a press conference. Both men had come to hear the Senate debate on the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This was the only time the two men ever met; their meeting lasted only one minute.