January 10, 2014
The following two-page letter of invitation was sent to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by then-SMU Student Senate Vice President Bert Moore on behalf of the Student Senate on August 4, 1965. Dr. King spoke at SMU on March 17, 1966. Moore is now dean of the University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral & Brain Sciences and the Aage and Margareta Moller Distinguished Professor there. An audio recording of King's speech and a transcript are available online. The copy of the letter is courtesy of The King Center.