Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Progressive Movement

Panelists talked about the history of the progressive movement in the democratic era. They discussed the pressure that the movement… read more

Panelists talked about the history of the progressive movement in the democratic era. They discussed the pressure that the movement led by Martin Luther King, Jr., put on elected officials such as President Lyndon Johnson to pass civil rights legislation, and how the same type of pressure could be applied to the next president. They emphasized the incredible change brought on by the civil rights movement and how much Americans today owe to it. 

This event was held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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201801-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 22, 2008

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  • Mar 18, 2008 | 8:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 2008 | 1:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 22, 2008 | 1:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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