People: Nov. 14, 1983

The 300 civil rights leaders who gathered on the South Lawn of the White House last week greeted one another boisterously. But the mood was much more restrained and solemn when President Reagan appeared to sign a bill making the third Monday in January a national holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Among those present were King's widow Coretta, 56, and their four children: Yolanda, 27, a New York City actress; Martin III, 25, a lobbyist in Washington who worked for passage of the King holiday; Dexter, 22, a corrections officer in Atlanta, and Bemice, 20, a junior at...

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