‘My Time with the Kings’: New Memoir by AP Reporter Recalls Covering MLK and his Family

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ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JAN. 17, 2015 AND THEREAFTER - In this 1968 photo, Coretta Scott King and AP reporter Kathryn Johnson, left, review plans for The King Center during a meeting on the campus of Atlanta University in Atlanta. In a new memoir, "My Life with the Kings: A Reporter's Recollections of Martin, Coretta and the Civil Rights Movement," retired Associated Press reporter Kathryn Johnson describes many civil rights flashpoints that she covered in the 1960s, and details her close relationship with the movement’s leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and his family. (AP Photo) ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JAN. 17, 2015 AND THEREAFTER – In this 1968 photo, Coretta Scott King and AP reporter Kathryn Johnson, left, review plans for The King Center during a meeting on the campus of Atlanta University in Atlanta. In a new memoir, “My Life with the Kings: A Reporter’s Recollections of Martin, Coretta and the Civil Rights Movement,” retired Associated Press reporter Kathryn Johnson describes many civil rights flashpoints that she covered in the 1960s, and details her close relationship with the movement’s leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and his family. (AP Photo)

In a new memoir, “My Time with the Kings: A Reporter’s Recollections of Martin, Coretta and the Civil Rights Movement,” retired Associated Press reporter Kathryn Johnson describes civil rights flashpoints she covered in the 1960s and details her close relationship with the movement’s leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and his family.

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