October 21, 2005

Lucas donates $1 mln toward King memorial

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