A Conversation with Clarence Jones

Clarence Jones spoke about what it was like to work closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., how the Letter from Birmingham Jail was written, and the journey… read more

Clarence Jones spoke about what it was like to work closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., how the Letter from Birmingham Jail was written, and the journey to the March on Washington and King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. He also spoke about the power of political speeches and some of his favorite writers. Mr. Jones is a former adviser and speechwriter to Martin Luther King Jr., and co-authered the book, Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation. Stanford University hosted this event. close

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A Conversation with Clarence Jones

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Program ID:
312251-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Stanford, California, United States
First Aired:
Aug 25, 2013 | 3:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 26, 2013 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Aug 25, 2013 | 3:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2013 | 5:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2013 | 12:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2013 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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