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A call to conscience : the landmark speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Clayborne Carson; Kris Shepard
Publisher: New York : IPM (Intellectual Properties Management), in association with Grand Central Publishing, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade edView all editions and formats
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This collection includes the text of Dr. King's best-known oration, "I Have a Dream, " his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, and "Beyond Vietnam, " a compelling argument for ending the ongoing conflict. Each speech has an insightful introduction on the current relevance of Dr. King's words by such renowned defenders of civil rights as Rosa Parks, the Dalai Lama, and Ambassador Andrew Young, among others.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Clayborne Carson; Kris Shepard
ISBN: 9780446678094 0446678090 9780446523998 0446523992
OCLC Number: 259794954
Notes: Introduction by Andrew Young.
Originally published in hardcover by Hachette Book Group USA.
Description: xi, 225 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Address to the First Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) mass meeting --
The birth of a new nation --
Give us the ballot --
Address at the freedom rally in Cobo Hall --
I have a dream --
Eulogy for the young victims of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing --
Acceptance for the Nobel Peace Prize --
Address at the conclusion of the Selma to Montgomery march --
Beyond Vietnam --
Where do we go from here? --
I've been to the mountaintop.
Responsibility: edited by Clayborne Carson and Kris Shepard.

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This collection includes the text of Dr. King's best-known oration, "I Have a Dream, " his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, and "Beyond Vietnam, " a compelling argument for ending the ongoing conflict. Each speech has an insightful introduction on the current relevance of Dr. King's words by such renowned defenders of civil rights as Rosa Parks, the Dalai Lama, and Ambassador Andrew Young, among others.

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