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

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Grand Central Publishing, Jan 15, 2001 - Political Science - 240 pages
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This companion volume to "A Knock At Midnight: Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr". includes the text of his most well-known oration, "I Have a Dream", his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, and "Beyond Vietnam", a powerful plea to end the ongoing conflict. Includes contributions from Rosa Parks, Aretha Franklin, the Dalai Lama, and many others.
 

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User Review  - bostonian71 - LibraryThing

Inspiring and suitably named collection. King was such a powerful orator that even reading his words can give you an idea of his fierce dedication to civil rights. The speeches in his book naturally ... Read full review

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User Review  - mahallett - LibraryThing

is this a regular ideas lecture series. was mlk in canada? once he mentioned canada. he must have been here. why else would an american mention canada?. i found his speaking style hard to focus on but it was interesting to hear him. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
ADDRESS TO THEFIRST MONTGOMERYIMPROVEMENTASSOCIATION MIAMASS MEETING
THE BIRTHOF ANEW NATION
GIVE USTHEBALLOT
ADDRESS AT THEFREEDOM RALLY INCOBO HALL
I HAVEADREAM
EULOGY FOR THEYOUNG VICTIMS OFTHE SIXTEENTH STREETBAPTIST CHURCHBOMBING
ACCEPTANCE ADDRESSFOR THENOBEL PEACE PRIZE
ADDRESS AT THECONCLUSION OF THESELMA TOMONTGOMERYMARCH
BEYONDVIETNAM
WHEREDO WE GOFROM HERE?
IVE BEENTO THEMOUNTAINTOP
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
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Clayborne Carson lives in Palo Alto, California.

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