Government shutdown complicates MLK Day celebrations
Monday, 21 January 2019 Millions of Americans are celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. This year, the holiday falls just days after the 90th birthday of the iconic civil rights leader. It also comes at a time when some lawmakers say the political drama unfolding in Washington clashes with King's vision. Michelle Miller reports on how the partial government shutdown has affected MLK Day celebrations.
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