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  • Discussion on the Last Speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr
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    Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

    A discussion on Lincoln’s second inaugural address and MLK’s “Mountaintop” speech was held at the National Cathedral. President Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol March 4, 1865, a…

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  • Clayborne Carson Discusses Martin Luther King Jr
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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Professor Clayborne Carson talks about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, early life, why he decided to become a reverend, and how that contributed to his work in the Civil Rights movement. This class…

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  • African Americans and Civil Rights
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    African Americans and Civil Rights

    Historians and activists reflected on the historical arc of the civil rights movement. This discussion was part of a three-day conference called “The Future of the African American Past.”…

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  • Open Phones on 50th Anniversary of Selma March
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    Open Phones on 50th Anniversary of Selma March

    Bernard LaFayette and Clayborne Carson talked about the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and responded to viewer comments and questions. They were at the Edmund Pettus Bridge…

    536 views
  • 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
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    50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

    The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum hosted a conference on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. The program included presentations by attendees of the March, a…

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  • From Emancipation to the Civil Rights Movement
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    From Emancipation to the Civil Rights Movement

    Panelists talked about the history of black freedom movements and their significance to United States history.*They marked the 50th anniversary of March on Washington and the 150th anniversary of…

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  • Historical Perspective on Black Leadership
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    Historical Perspective on Black Leadership

    Scholars, civil rights leaders and others talked about the history of civil rights and how past leaders in the black community would have responded to contemporary issues. They also talked…

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  • Martin Luther King Jr Forum
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    Martin Luther King Jr. Forum

    Panelists discussed Martin Luther King, Jr: The Leader and the Legacy. They answered audience questions after the presentations. Note: Some language may be offensive.

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