Sunday, February 18, 2001

Through Spokane's eyes

Documenting history

By Scott Sines
Managing editor

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File - The Spokesman-Review
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  • Nonviolent direct action
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    In his 45 years as a news photographer, Flip Schulke has documented many of the important events that have made headline news.

    A former Life magazine photographer, Schulke began photographing Martin Luther King Jr. in the mid-1950s and continued until King's death in 1968.

    In 1958, Schulke first met the black leader while covering one of King's speeches for Ebony magazine. Schulke was drawn to King because of his nonviolent approach to changing society.

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