TITLE

THE WEEK

PUB. DATE
February 1979
SOURCE
National Review;2/2/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p130
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on several issues relevant to politics and government in the U.S. in 1979. Ecological lobbyists are protesting against supersonic transport aircraft, which they argue will deplete the ozone layer to dangerously low levels. The pros and cons of instituting a national holiday in honor of Black human rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. are also examined.
ACCESSION #
6071597

 

Related Articles

  • DID YOU KNOW?  // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;01/15/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 14, p2 

    Provides information on the birthday celebration of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. as a national holiday.

  • Martin Luther King Day. Moore, Ann Woodbury // Cobblestone;Feb1994, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p41 

    Recounts the origin of the holiday commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. The 15-year effort to get Congress to declare a national holiday to honor King and the civil rights movement; Opposition; Establishment in 1983 of the third Monday in January as Martin Luther King Day.

  • S.C. blocks King holiday.  // State Government News;Apr2000, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p8 

    Reports that South Carolina legislators blocked a bill that establishes a holiday for Martin Luther King Jr. Factors that led to decline in support for the bill.

  • Utah Designates Dr. King's Birthday A Holiday; Last State To Adopt The Day.  // Jet;04/24/2000, Vol. 97 Issue 20, p4 

    Reports on the designation of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday as a holiday in Utah.

  • The Martin Luther King we remember. Wolfson, Adam // Public Interest;Summer2003, Issue 152, p39 

    Ponders on the significance of the Martin Luther King Day in the U.S. Popular image of King; Scholars' views of King; Background of King.

  • Happy birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Feddoes, Sadie // New York Amsterdam News;01/14/99, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p9 

    Details several activities for the celebration of pastor Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in New York City from January 18 to February 5, 1999. Central Brooklyn Martin Luther King Commission's holding of its fourteenth annual celebration at Prospect Heights High School on January 18; Committee to...

  • Dr. King's legacy well worth a national holiday in his honor. Carter, Richard // New York Amsterdam News;01/14/99, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p32 

    Focuses on the doubt of Americans on the legitimacy of a national holiday in memory of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. King's international and greatest accomplishments; Effect of King's oratorical skills on Americans.

  • New Hampshire honors MLK.  // State Government News;Aug99, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p6 

    Reports on a New Hampshire bill signed by Governor Jeanne Shaheen establishing a Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Renaming of Civil Rights Day to Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Day.

  • Proclamation 7751--Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday, 2004. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;1/19/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p79 

    Presents the text of Proclamation 7751 signed by U.S. President George W. Bush on January 15, 2004 making January 19, 2004 as the Martin Luther King Jr., Federal Holiday. Dedication of Dr. King's life to the fundamental principles of freedom, opportunity and equal justice for all Americans;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics