The speech : the story behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream /

It was a sweltering eighty-seven degrees when Martin Luther King took the stage at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. He was the final speaker after a long day. The crowd, which numbered in the tens of thousands, had begun to leave. King took a deep breath and threw back his shoulders. "I say to you...

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Main Author: Younge, Gary.
Format: Book
Published:Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • "I Have a Dream": Address delivered at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
  • Introduction: Lightning in a Bottle
  • 1. The Moment
  • 2. The March
  • 3. The Speech
  • 4. The Legacy
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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