King visited the campus Oct. 16, 1967 after receiving an invitation from the University’s Cultural Programs Committee. He spoke to a crowd estimated at 7,000 at what was then the soccer field and is now the Alex Spanos Sports Complex.More hometown history of which I was completely ignorant. I'd love to see video of the event, or at least read contemporary accounts.
Monday, January 20, 2014
I Did Not Know This About Dr. King
One of the Facebook groups I'm a member of is the Things I Remember Growing Up In Sacramento group, and today there was a reference to a visit to CSUS/Sacramento State by Dr. King in 1967. I haven't been able to find much about his talk there except here, a bulletin from over 6 years ago: