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Martin Luther King Speaks: Birthday Tribute

Creator:
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Subject:
King, Martin Luther Jr. 1929-1968
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
3 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Radio programs
Speeches
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1969
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Summary:
The radio broadcast program - Martin Luther King Speaks - consists of clips from speeches delivered by Martin Luther King; the program broadcasted weekly. This particular episode of Martin Luther King Speaks contains clips of speeches which highlight MLK's calls for nonviolent, revolutionary change, including questioning the whole of society and seeing the work of Jesus Christ as revolutionary; love over hate; and truth and justice over fear. The episode broadcasted on Martin Luther King Sunday and was specifically produced as a birthday tribute with information on how listeners can make Martin Luther King's birthday - January 15 - a national holiday. One of the recordings includes, after full broadcast of Martin Luther King Speaks, a portion of MLK's Drum Major speech about what MLK would like to be said at his funeral.
Radio broadcast program. Part of Broadcast Programs. Broadcast date (from contents of recording): 19690112. AV003516, AV003533: same content, undated. AV003481: includes a portion of MLK's Drum Major speech from 003010-003348, undated.
Cite as:
Martin Luther King Speaks: Birthday Tribute, Record Group 09-037, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Civil rights
Christianity
Social justice
Social change
Local number:
ACMA AV003516-2
ACMA AV003481
ACMA AV003533
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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