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On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. In a CNN Exclusive, two men who were with King when he was killed, Reverend Jesse Jackson and former Ambassador Andrew Young, return to that balcony, the first time they have tighter since 1968,  to remember their friend 50 years later and to share little-known details of the moment King was killed.  Victor Blackwell reports.
On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. In a CNN Exclusive, two men who were with King when he was killed, Reverend Jesse Jackson and former Ambassador Andrew Young, return to that balcony, the first time they have tighter since 1968,  to remember their friend 50 years later and to share little-known details of the moment King was killed.  Victor Blackwell reports.

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Civil rights icons remember MLK 50 years later

Civil rights icons Andrew Young and the Rev. Jesse Jackson return to the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 50 years ago.

Civil rights icons remember MLK 50 years later

Civil rights icons Andrew Young and the Rev. Jesse Jackson return to the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 50 years ago.