Mrs. Rosemafion Blake, cfiair man of the Ann Arbor Demo cratie Party, yesterday urged in a telegram to President Lyndon Johnson that his forthcoming message to Congress respond to the non-violent appeals of the late Martin Luther King with "action large enough to meafl jobs now, homes now, education now, safety now, and dignity now, to America's poor for whom the Rev. King lived and died." The telegram read: "Mr. President: You are the President of all Americans. Vhen you address the Congress 'Of and the nation in the next few days, your words will be heard more, however, as the voice of white affluent America. In honoring the great leader of nonviolence, we trust you will recognize, with us, that some men have turned to violence because of the 'deafening silence' of inaetion which met Martin Luther King's appeals throughout this land. The triumphs of his campaigns of love were hard won and the gains insufficient. "If there is to be for him a victory in death, and for our nation a salvation in our loss of him, it must be that you, with us, say now these things: That it is not for us again to ask nonviolence of the aggrieved, but rather to respond to non-violence in this perhaps our last chance, with action 1 a r g e enough to mean jobs now, homes now, education now, safety now, and dignity now, to America's poor for whom the Reverend King lived and died."
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