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    Martin Luther King Catalog Record Only Speaking before the Ford Hall Forum in Boston, civil rights leader Martin Luther King delivers a lecture entitled The other America, which tells of the struggle of Black Americans to overcome poverty and achieve equal rights. Includes a question-and-answer session.
    • Contributor: King, Martin Luther
    • Date: 1967
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    Martin Luther King, Jr., a prolonged dream Catalog Record Only Presents a tribute to civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., and his followers. Includes interviews with many of those who worked with Dr. King during the 1950s and 1960s, as well as historic recordings from many of his speeches.
    • Date: 1984
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    Thank you, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr! Catalog Record Only The children of Gumbo Grove Elementary School discover the contributions of many famous Afro-Americans during Black History Month.
    • Contributor: Tate, Eleanora E.
    • Date: 1998
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    We know who killed MLK
    We know who killed Martin Luther King Catalog Record Only
    Presents a conversation between Gary Null and William Pepper, the New York attorney best known for defending Martin Luther King's accused assassin, James Earl Ray. In this gripping interview, Pepper relays his insided knowledge of Ray's trial and the evidence pointing to a conspiracy among federal agencies-- the FBI, the CIA, and the military, local police departments, and organized crime.
    • Contributor: Pepper, William F. - Null, Gary
    • Date: 2014
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    A call to conscience the landmark speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. / Catalog Record Only Introduction (written and read by Andrew Young) -- The address to the first Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) mass meeting (introduction written by Rosa Louise Parks and read by Mrs. Coretta Scott King) -- The birth of a new nation (introduction written and read by Reverend Leon H. Sullivan) -- Give us the ballot (introduction written and read by the Honorable Walter E. Fauntroy) --...
    • Contributor: King, Martin Luther
    • Date: 2001
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    Martin Luther King speaks to the UFT
    Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. speaks to teachers at the 1964 spring luncheon conference of the United Federation of Teachers, Local 2 AFT, AFL-CIO Catalog Record Only
    Following an award presentation, Dr. King delivers a speech to the United Federation of Teachers. He calls for an end to segregation and discrimination, urges passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and stresses the role education can play in changing racist attitudes.
    • Contributor: King, Martin Luther
    • Date: 1964
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    Mrs. Coretta King Catalog Record Only In this speech, Coretta Scott King, widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., talks about the legacy of her husband and the activities of Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change.
    • Contributor: King, Coretta Scott
    • Date: 1975
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    The American dream a lost speech of Dr. King / Catalog Record Only An original speech of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., given in Lynchburg, Va., in 1961 prior to his immortal "I have a dream" speech in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: King, Martin Luther
    • Date: 1985
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    King, from Atlanta to the mountaintop Catalog Record Only Presents a radio documentary of Martin Luther King's struggle for civil rights through his own words, through historic newscasts, and in the words of King's friends, associates, and family.
    • Date: 1987
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    Parting the waters
    America in the King years, 1954-63 Catalog Record Only
    Focuses on Martin Luther King, Jr., and the key moments that defined his rise to the forefront of the civil rights movement in America, from Rosa Parks' arrest in Montgomery to King's imprisonment in Birmingham and his triumphant march on Washington.
    • Contributor: Branch, Taylor
    • Date: 1998
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    King celebration of the man and his dream. Catalog Record Only Recounts the career of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., from his denunciation of the 1955 arrest of Rosa Parks to his murder in 1968. Stresses his steadfast commitment to change through nonviolent activism, despite the threat to his life and his family. Includes excerpts from some of his speeches, reflections by those who knew him, and songs honoring his memory.
    • Date: 1983
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    Citizen heroes Catalog Record Only Discusses the contributions of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony to the movement for a woman's right to vote; the efforts of Martin Luther King, Jr. in support of equal rights for African Americans; the actions taken by Cesar Chavez to win fair treatment for farm workers; and the work of Ryan White who spoke out for people with AIDS.
    • Contributor: Frey, Wendy
    • Date: 2007
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    Free at last Catalog Record Only Presents two notable speeches by Dr. King, delivered shortly before the civil rights leader was slain in 1968.
    • Contributor: King, Martin Luther
    • Date: 1968
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    Marching for freedom walk together, children, and don't you grow weary / Catalog Record Only March 7, 1965. The eerie silence was broken only by the sound of scuffling feet as marchers approached the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. The mood was sober. Hundreds of men, women, and children had been protesting in Selma for weeks to win black Americans the right to vote. Led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., they were committed to the voting rights...
    • Contributor: Partridge, Elizabeth
    • Date: 2010