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King leads thousands of protestors from a rally at Soldier’s Field to Chicago’s City Hall
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King declares this day "Freedom Sunday" at a rally at Chicago's Soldier Field attended by 45,000. He launches a drive to make Chicago an "open city" for housing. Days later, rioting breaks out in Chicago�s Westside and is quelled by the National Guard.

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