Episode

1/20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 20, 2014

Happy Martin Luther Jr! Day. Today’s show is a compilation of clips including excerpts from “The Frank McGee Sunday Report: Martin Luther King Profile,” NBC News, May 7, 1967, followed by a brief excerpt from a speech at Cleveland, Ohio, on April 28, 1967. Then extended excerpts of a sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967, then the CBS evening news with Walter Cronkite reporting on the assassination on 4-4-68 and finally, Nina Simone singing “Why?” recorded live three days after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

And For Members Only! MLK’s last speech “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution delivered at the National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., on 31 March 1968.

And keep the conversation going on the morning thread! 

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