“When Dr. King was assassinated, I was on the air.”
Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA in Memphis on April 4, 1968.
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Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA in Memphis on April 4, 1968.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
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Produced by Katie Simon, Selly Thiam
Facilitated by Steven Thrasher