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Lucas donates $1 mln toward King memorial

October 21, 2005

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – “Star Wars” director
George Lucas has made a $1 million contribution to help build a
memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the Mall in
Washington, it was announced Thursday.

The filmmaker will serve as a co-host November 19 at the
Dream Dinner in San Francisco to raise funds and heighten
visibility for the MLK National Memorial.

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter