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Their meeting took place at the Justice Department four days after the thirtieth anniversary of her husband's death.
After Shriver waited to be with Kennedy alone, he suggested that he telephone King and express sympathy. Archived from the original on October 22, King had a group of supporters begin gathering her husband's papers inthe year before his death. So the bureau stepped up its surveillance.
King founded and devoted great energy and commitment to building and developing programs for the Atlanta-based Martin Luther King, Jr.