Senator Robert Kennedy stands atop an automobile in a light rain as students of the University of Kansas surround him after a speech in Lawrence, Kansas, on March 19, 1968. The newly-declared Presidential candidate had attacked administration policies in Vietnam in the speech. (AP Photo)
Photograph of Martin Luther King speaking at Kansas State University's regular convocation series. The topic of his speech was the future of integration. This was Dr. King's last speech on a university campus before his death on April 4, 1968.
Date: January 19, 1968
Jim Ryun, senior at Wichita High School East, breaks the tape in running one mile in 3 minutes, 58.3 seconds in Kansas High School track meet in Wichita, May 15, 1965. He went on to break the record three more times while in high school. Jerry Clark, a staff photographer for the Wichita Eagle and Beacon at the time, recalls when everyone realized Ryun would break the record, fans started moving towards the track and the cheers were overwhelming. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle and Beacon, Gary Estes) MANDATORY CREDIT