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King Receives Nobel Peace Prize
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King receives the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway, declares that "every penny" of the $54,000 award will be used in the ongoing civil rights struggle. He is the twelfth American and second African-American to receive the prize, and he is also its youngest recipient.

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