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MLK : a call to conscience

Author: Allan PalmerJacoba AtlasSasheen ArtisTavis SmileyJudy LieberAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
Summary:
This episode delves into one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatest speeches, Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence, which Dr. King delivered on April 4, 1967. Today this speech is acknowledged to be one of the most powerful ever written by Dr. King and Smiley deconstructs the meaning of the speech, and puts it in a contemporary context, particularly in light of our nation's current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Political television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Palmer; Jacoba Atlas; Sasheen Artis; Tavis Smiley; Judy Lieber; Morris Butch Stewart; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 9781608832842 1608832848
OCLC Number: 637205768
Language Note: In English; closed captioned.
Credits: Editor, Judy Lieber ; theme music, Morris "Butch" Stewart.
Performer(s): Host, Tavis Smiley.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation.
Other Titles: Tavis Smiley reports (Television program).
Responsibility: directed by Allan Palmer ; written by Jacoba Atlas ; producer Sasheen Artis.

Abstract:

This episode delves into one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatest speeches, Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence, which Dr. King delivered on April 4, 1967. Today this speech is acknowledged to be one of the most powerful ever written by Dr. King and Smiley deconstructs the meaning of the speech, and puts it in a contemporary context, particularly in light of our nation's current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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