The selling of Martin Luther King’s Words (Dream)

Is this the selling of the dream? How much is a dream worth? I guess the Martin Luther King family is saying "about $15-30 Million."  The Washington Post/AP reports, "For years, Sotheby's auction house has tried to sell the papers, manuscripts and personal library of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. But previous negotiations with various institutions came to naught, including a private sale in 2003 that was called off." Now,  reports the post and AP, "on June 30, Sotheby's will auction the King collection, hoping that an institution will step forward and pay $15 million to $30 million for the lot of more than 10,000 items."

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Luther King's heirs dream of $20m windfall
The Age, Australia 
THE heirs of the Reverend Martin Luther King could reap millions of dollars when his private papers — more than 7000 handwritten items that chronicle the …

 

Rev. King's written legacy on auction block
Chicago Tribune, United States 
By Shaila Dewan. ATLANTA — After years of trying to sell Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s archives to a library or university, the …

 

Sale of Martin Luther King papers
BBC News, UK 
More than 10,000 books and manuscripts from the private collection of Martin Luther King Jr are to be put under the hammer later this month. …

 

Collection of King's books, writings to be auctioned
Detroit Free Press, United States 
BY ADAM GOLDMAN. A reply letter from the King family to the Lovett School in 1963, after it rejected Martin Luther King III, is among …

 

MLK papers will go to highest bidder
Houston Chronicle, United States 
By SHAILA DEWAN. ATLANTA – After years of trying to sell the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s archives to a library or university …

 

King papers going to auction
Monsters and Critics.com, UK 
NEW YORK, NY, United States (UPI) — The Rev. Martin Luther King`s archives, stored in Atlanta, are to be put up for auction later …

 

King Papers to Be Going, Going, Gone
New York Times, United States 
ATLANTA, June 8 — After years of trying to sell the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s archives to a library or university, the …

 

MLK papers predicted to snare $15M
CNN –
NEW YORK (Reuters) — More than 10,000 manuscripts and books from the estate of Martin Luther King Jr., many in the handwriting of the crusader for justice and …

 

Martin Luther King's papers to be auctioned
Times Online, UK 
THE personal papers of Martin Luther King, including his “I have a dream” speech, will be auctioned in New York after the failure to negotiate a private …

 

Private Martin Luther King archive to be auctioned off
Monsters and Critics.com, UK 
New York – The private archive of the US' most famous civil- rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr, is to be sold to the highest bidder, auction house …

 

Martin Luther King’s estate seeks a buyer for his archive
Financial Times, UK 
By Deborah Brewster in New York. The estate of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr will auction the civil rights leader’s entire …

 

Luther King auction at Sotheby's
TVNZ, New Zealand 
More than 10,000 manuscripts and books from the estate of the civil rights leader Martin Luther King will be sold at auction in the United States later this …

 

Sotheby's to Sell Martin Luther King Papers for Up to $30 Mln
Bloomberg 
By Lindsay Pollock and Philip Boroff. June 8 (Bloomberg) — Sotheby's Holdings Inc. will auction manuscripts, papers and the personal …

 

Martin Luther King papers, books to be auctioned
Reuters 
By Gary Hill. NEW YORK (Reuters) – More than 10,000 manuscripts and books from the estate of Martin Luther King, Jr., many in the …

 

Sotheby's auctioning King papers
San Jose Mercury News,  USA –

NEW YORK – For years, Sotheby's auction house has tried to sell the papers, manuscripts and personal library of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. …

 

Writings of MLK bound for auction
Oxford Press, OH 
ATLANTA — The heirs of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. could reap millions of dollars when his private papers — more than 7,000 …

 

MLK Speeches on Selling Block
Wizbang, DC –
The musings of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. are expected to fetch up to $30 million — and are so numerous they're filling a …

 

Sotheby's to auction King's papers, library
StarPhoenix, Canada –

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, Sotheby's auction house has tried to sell the papers, manuscripts and personal library of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. …

 

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Eurweb.com, CA 
KING COLLECTION SET TO BE AUCTIONED: Sotheby's authorized by King children to sell papers, manuscripts and personal library for an estimated $30 million. …

 

Martin Luther King's Papers, Sold by Sotheby's
Playfuls.com, Romania –
by Missy. Sotheby's Holdings Inc. announced it will soon auction manuscripts, personal papers and contents of Martin Luther King's …

 

Keep up to date
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) –
U. of Colorado regents delegate power to administrators in hopes of focusing on major policy issues. Lucrative patents for U. of …

 

Sotheby‘s auctioning King papers
Sky Valley Journal,  USA –
By ADAM GOLDMAN, Associated Press Writer 13 minutes ago. NEW YORK – For years, Sotheby‘s auction house has tried to sell the papers …

 

Sotheby's to auction Martin Luther King Jr. papers
WTVM, GA –
NEW YORK For years, Sotheby's auction house has tried to sell the papers, manuscripts and personal library of the Rev. Martin Luther King Junior. …

 

Martin Luther King papers expected to fetch $15 to $30 million
EiTB, Spain –
The collection includes an early draft of his historic "I Have a Dream" speech — four typed pages with handwritten notes — and his "Letter from Birmingham …

 

Sotheby's to auction MLK papers
Boston Globe, United States –
By Adam Goldman, Associated Press | June 9, 2006. NEW YORK — For years, Sotheby's auction house has tried to sell the papers, manuscripts …

 

King Archives Will Be Sold at Auction
New York Times, United States –
A Western Union telegram inviting the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to the signing of the Voting Rights Act at the United States Capitol. …

 

Martin Luther King's estate seeks a buyer for his archive
MSN Money –
The estate of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr will auction the civil rights leader's entire collection of more than 10,000 documents, including the text of …

 

Sotheby's Auctioning King Papers
CBS News –
By ADAM GOLDMAN Associated Press Writer. (AP) For years, Sotheby's auction house has tried to sell the papers, manuscripts and personal library of the Rev. …

 

King Papers Going to Auction
Black Enterprise, NY –
The Rev. Martin Luther King's archives, stored in Atlanta, are to be put up for auction later this month, Sotheby's said Thursday. …

 

King papers going to auction
DailyIndia.com, NY –
NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) — The Rev. Martin Luther King's archives, stored in Atlanta, are to be put up for auction later this month, Sotheby's said Thursday.

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