Martin Luther King, Jr. estate sues CBS News

December 1996
Jet;12/09/96, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p8
Reports that the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. is suing CBS News for copyright infringement because of CBS's broadcasting a part of King's `I Have a Dream' speech in a television documentary. The objection to the use of footage in a for-profit enterprise.


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