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MLK Documents Auctioned by Sotheby's

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MLK Documents Auctioned by Sotheby's

MLK Documents Auctioned by Sotheby's

MLK Documents Auctioned by Sotheby's

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NPR's Mike Pesca reports on the over 7,000 pages of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. archive that go on display today at Sotheby's in New York City. The archive is both open to the public and up for sale — a decision that's unprecedented, and according to some historians, troubling.