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A Dream Remembered?: Martin Luther King Jr and the Grassroots Civil Rights Movement


On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28th 1963, Martin Luther King Jr delivered one of the most famous speeches of all time.

But it nearly didn’t happen.

On this special edition of Making Contact for MLK Day, Gary Younge, author of “The Speech” talks about Martin Luther King Junior’s “Dream” and the story behind it.

 

Producer: George Lavender

Special thanks to the New School for use of their recording.

Featuring:

  • Gary Younge, author of “The Speech: Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream and the Story Behind It”

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