The Trumpet of Conscience
History has a way, it seems, of turning men in to convenient myths: witness Martin Luther King, whose provocative anti-war sentiments and zealous advocacy of the poor are often shunted to the background to make room for more comfortable outpourings such as his "l have a dream" speech. This book contains five all-but-forgotten speeches from the end of King's life, including "Youth and Action" and "Nonviolence and Social Change".
Reaching far beyond his earlier agenda of sit-ins and marches, King reveals here his deepest yearning: the renewal of our apathetic and destructive society through a massive sea-change of hearts.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nmele - LibraryThing
I was so impressed by these five transcribed talks that I downloaded the recordings of Dr. King, Jr,, and listened to them as he delivered them, which is even more stunning. Almost 50 years ago now ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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