"the kiss, was it spontaneous or was it staged?"the kiss was completely spontaneous. he said the nurse was 'the bee's knees' and he was absolutely in love with her. the kiss was a symbol of true love and joy that the war was over." -Letters to Juliet
Among his landmark early addresses, King’s speech that day — now known as “Give Us the Ballot” speech —urged President Eisenhower and members of Congress to protect the most basic rights of democracy for all American citizens.