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King holiday to have heavy play in Obama inauguration

Posted: January 19, 2013 at 2:57 a.m.

President Barack Obama greets civil-rights activist Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., on the Capitol steps before taking the oath of office for his first term Jan. 20, 2009, in Washington.

President Barack Obama greets civil-rights activist Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., on the Capitol steps before taking the oath of office for his first term Jan. 20, 2009, in Washington.

President Barack Obama’s plan to use a Bible that belonged to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as he takes his oath of office on the holiday honoring the slain activist marks what some say is an inextricable tie between the nation’s first black president and the civil-rights movement.

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Front Section, Pages 8 on 01/19/2013

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