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Martin Luther King

5 minutes of footage from King's "I Have A Dream" speech. It hits all the high points.

Notes about Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King was a Baptist minister and leader of the civil rights movement. He is best known for his "I have a dream" speech delivered at the march on Washington in 1963. King was tragically assassinated in 1968 in Memphis Tennessee. He is remembered as a great leader and now there is a holiday in January commemorating his birthday.