"The National Record of Records honors the music that enriches our souls, the voices that tell our stories and the sounds that reflect our lives." Congress Carla Hayden said in a statement. "The impact of recorded sounds in his nearly 160-year history has been deep and technology has increased its scope and importance exponentially. The Library of Congress and its many collaborators work to preserve these sounds and moments over time that reflect our past
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The Registry also added a record of the speech that Senator Robert F. Kennedy gave the audience in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 4, 1968, after learning about the murder of civil rights. Dr. Martin Luther King, junior. He says that "the record of the speech captures the tone and the emotion of its transmission and the expressions of the crowd – their horror of the news of King's death, as well as their support for his calls to the country
" Mississippi Goddam "by Nina Simone was written in response to the murder of civilian lawmaker Medgard Evans and the sixth Baptist Street Baptist bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, killed four African-American girls, the Registry called him "one of the most important songs that will emerge from the age of civil rights"
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