Ten thousand mourners come from far and wide to attend the funeral of Coretta Scott King in Atlanta, Georgia.
Police officers from Dekalb County police force stand in honour of the civil rights activist and widow of Martin Luther King.
The Kings' children, Martin Luther King III (far-left), Yolanda King (centre) and Dexter Scott King (far-right) attend the service with other relatives.
President Bush pays tribute, describing Coretta Scott King as "one of the most admired Americans of our time".
Many mourners watch live coverage of the funeral at the neighbouring Samson's Health and Fitness Center
The writer, Maya Angelou, speaks about the legacy Mrs King left behind, saying her funeral should not be "another footnote in history".
Four current and former US presidents attend the ceremony, as well as celebrities and civil rights campaigners.
Those attending the ceremony are given a special programme to mark the service.