U.S. History

"The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream"

Gary Younge

About the Program

Gary Younge, a columnist for the Guardian and The Nation magazine, examines Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream Speech, delivered during the March on Washington on August 28, 1963.  Mr. Younge speaks with Jeanne Theoharis, political science professor, Brooklyn College, at The New School in New York City.

About the Authors

Gary Younge

Gary Younge's books include Who Are We - and Should It Matter in the Twenty-First Century.  He is a columnist for the Guardian and The Nation magazine.  For more information, visit garyyounge.com.


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"The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream"

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Past Airings

  • Monday, January 20th at 8:30pm (ET)
  • Monday, January 20th at 8:30am (ET)
  • Saturday, January 18th at 3:30pm (ET)
  • Saturday, January 11th at 7:45pm (ET)
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