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A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Publisher Comments:

This collection includes the text of Dr. King's best-known oration, "I Have a Dream, " his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, and "Beyond Vietnam, " a compelling argument for ending the ongoing conflict. Each speech has an insightful introduction on the current relevance of Dr. King's words by such renowned defenders of civil rights as Rosa Parks, the Dalai Lama, and Ambassador Andrew Young, among others.

Synopsis:

Featuring contributions from Andrew Young, Congressman John Lewis, George McGovern, Rosa Parks, and others, this inspiring collection features the milestone speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the greatest orators of the 20th century.

Table of Contents

Address to the First Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) mass meeting — The birth of a new nation — Give us the ballot — Address at the freedom rally in Cobo Hall — I have a dream — Eulogy for the young victims of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing — Acceptance address for the Nobel Peace Prize — Address at the conclusion of the Selma to Montgomery march — Beyond Vietnam — Where do we go from here? — I've been to the mountaintop.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780446678094
Subtitle:
The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Editor:
Carson, Clayborne
Introduction by:
Young, Andrew
Introduction:
Young, Andrew
Editor:
Carson, Clayborne
Editor:
Shepard, Kris
Author:
Carson, Clayborne
Author:
Young, Andrew
Author:
Shepard, Kris
Editor:
Shepard, Kris
Introduction:
Young, Andrew
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Civil Rights
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Civil rights movements
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
United States Race relations.
Subject:
Civil rights movements -- United States.
Subject:
Politics-United States Politics
Copyright:
Series Volume:
103-30
Publication Date:
20020101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.625 x 5 x 1 in 0.42 lb

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