Material to Use Regarding Negro Leaders and Platform Committee

Abstract

Bayard Rustin sends Dr. King this pre-written answer to be used if the media ask why Dr. King and A. Philip Randolph are not together during the march before the 1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles. The statement explains that Randolph will be in St. Louis to address the campaign to elect the first Negro Senator.

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Dear Martin, This statement is merely drawn up to give an explanation for why you and Randolph are not together on the 10th at the March in L.A. It will not used unless the press ask the question. B.R.
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