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

Monday, 18 January 2016 00:00 By George Lavender, 
Making Contact | Audio Segment
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Dr. Martin Luther King giving his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington in Washington, D.C., on 28 August 1963. (Photo: National Archives and Records Administration)Dr. Martin Luther King giving his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington in Washington, DC, on August 28, 1963. (Photo: National Archives and Records Administration)On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 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, Jr.'s "Dream" and the story behind it.

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.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

George Lavender

George Lavender is a producer for the National Radio Project. He joined the National Radio Project in 2012.  He has worked as a radio reporter for several outlets, including Pacifica and Radio France International.  In addition to Making Contact, George reports and edits for Free Speech Radio News.  He is also a member of FSRN’s steering committee.  His written work has appeared in The Guardian as well as local newspapers in the UK.  He has been involved in several media production groups in London and Vancouver.  He is keen to provide radio production trainings to community groups and grassroots organizations.  Follow him on Twitter @georgelavender, or email him at glavender@radioproject.org.


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

Monday, 18 January 2016 00:00 By George Lavender, 
Making Contact | Audio Segment
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Dr. Martin Luther King giving his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington in Washington, D.C., on 28 August 1963. (Photo: National Archives and Records Administration)Dr. Martin Luther King giving his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington in Washington, DC, on August 28, 1963. (Photo: National Archives and Records Administration)On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 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, Jr.'s "Dream" and the story behind it.

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.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

George Lavender

George Lavender is a producer for the National Radio Project. He joined the National Radio Project in 2012.  He has worked as a radio reporter for several outlets, including Pacifica and Radio France International.  In addition to Making Contact, George reports and edits for Free Speech Radio News.  He is also a member of FSRN’s steering committee.  His written work has appeared in The Guardian as well as local newspapers in the UK.  He has been involved in several media production groups in London and Vancouver.  He is keen to provide radio production trainings to community groups and grassroots organizations.  Follow him on Twitter @georgelavender, or email him at glavender@radioproject.org.


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