Bernice King Turns Over Nobel Prize And Bible To Court

Source:  Ernie Suggs / The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Bernice King, the one member of Martin Luther King Jr.’s direct family who does not want to sell his Nobel Peace Prize and Bible, turned the items over today to be watched over by the Fulton County Superior Court.

An attorney involved in the case said that about 2 p.m., Bernice King appeared at an undisclosed bank and handed the items to her brother, Martin Luther King III, who placed them inside a safety deposit box. The keys to the box will be controlled by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney.

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