MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

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Taylor B. Branch, Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65 (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998).
Clayborne Carson, ed., The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, J r. (New York: Warner Books, 1998).
Michael Eric Dyson, I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr. (New York: Free Press, 2000).
Adam Fairclough, To Redeem the Soul of America: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King, Jr. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1987).
David J. Garrow, Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (New York: Morrow, 1986).
John A. Kirk, Martin Luther King Jr.: Profiles in Power (New York: Longman, 2004).
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Partial Video on CBS:
“Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968).” New Georgia Encyclopedia.
“I Have a Dream Speech” at the National Archives:
PBS NewsHour Extra Lesson. “The March on Washington and its Impact.”
National Parks Service “We Shall Overcome: Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement.”
August 28, 1963: MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Speech
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