George Lavendar" />
Please support our programs

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

Never miss a show! Email Signup Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts

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”

Author:

Share This Post On
Double your impact with NewsMatch Power journalism for social justice today!

Now through December 31: Double your impact with NewsMatch! All gifts matched up to $1,000. New monthly donations will be matched for the whole year. Make your gift to Making Contact today!