After Words

After Words: Clayborne Carson, "Martin's Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.," hosted by author Janet Langhart Cohen

About the Program

In this memoir, Clayborne Carson recounts his own journey from teen-aged civil rights activist, who was present at the 1963 March on Washington, to acclaimed historian and editor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s papers.  He includes encounters with many leaders and organizers in the Civil Rights Movement, including Ella Baker, Stokely Carmichael and the King family.  Mr. Carson shares his experiences with race relations author and playwright Janet Langhart Cohen.

About the Authors

Clayborne Carson

Mr. Carson is the director of the Martin Luther Kng, Jr., Research and Education Institute and a professor of History at Stanford University.  He was a consultant for the King memorial that opened in 2011 and has been an advisor on numerous documentaries about the late civil rights leader.


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After Words: Clayborne Carson, "Martin's Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.," hosted by author Janet Langhart Cohen

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, January 27th at 12pm (ET)
  • Monday, January 21st at 3am (ET)
  • Monday, January 21st at 12am (ET)
  • Sunday, January 20th at 9pm (ET)
  • Saturday, January 19th at 10pm (ET)
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