Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's

Socialism 2014

June 26, 2014

More beloved than understood, King’s journey in the 1960s involved not only his leadership in the Civil Rights Movement, but also his own political journey as the movement educated him. This talk by journalist and author of The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Dream, takes us through the Civil Rights movement to King’s tragic assassination in 1968, along the way illuminating the struggles, contradictions, and achievements of the man and the movement.

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