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World Religions: Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. - I Have a Dream Speech

Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech (16:34) From Title: Great Speeches, Volume 1 (Platinum Edition)

On August 28, 1963, from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I Have a Dream" speech to 200,000 listeners.

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Martin Luther King Jr. - Mountaintop Speech

Martin Luther King Jr.: Mountaintop Speech (20:44) From Title: Great Speeches, Volume 6:

On April 3, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "Mountaintop" speech to 3,000 sanitation workers at the Mason Temple. He ends his speech with "Mine eyes have seen the coming of the glory of the Lord."

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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Beyond Vietnam Speech at Riverside Church NYC

By 1967, King had become the country's most prominent opponent of the Vietnam War, and a staunch critic of overall U.S. foreign policy, which he deemed militaristic. In his "Beyond Vietnam" speech delivered at New York's Riverside Church on April 4, 1967 -- a year to the day before he was murdered -- King called the United States "the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today."