Posts Tagged ‘martin luther king jr’

Seven Videos For MLK Jr. Day

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Seven videos for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:

  1. Civil Rights-Era Video Montage
  2. 1960s-Era Civil Rights
  3. Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have A Dream Speech
  4. John F. Kennedy’s Televised Address On Civil Rights
  5. Bridge To Freedom
  6. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last Speech – I’ve Been To The Mountaintop
  7. Robert F. Kennedy Announces The Death Of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Magic Johnson On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Magic Johnson Shares His Thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Found at YouTube from ESPN.

Bridge To Freedom

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

History is made on the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma, Ala. Houston school children retrace the steps of civil rights marchers. Found at YouTube from Lonestar101.

Walter Cronkite Video

Friday, July 17th, 2009

at 92 years of age.

Walter Cronkite’s First “CBS Evening News” Broadcast

Walter Cronkite Announces Death Of John F. Kennedy

Walter Cronkite Announces Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination

Walter Cronkite Remembers His Tet Offensive Editorial

Walter Cronkite And The Lunar Landing

Walter Cronkite Reports The Death Of President Lyndon B. Johnson

Walter Cronkite Reports The Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Accident

Walter Cronkite On His “That’s The Way It Is” Signoff

The Legacy Of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 19th, 2009

MLK at the End of the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Arrest of Rosa Parks Sparks Boycott

The Rise of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Discusses Sit-In Demonstrations

Meet The Press: Roy Wilkins, NAACP and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Accepts the Nobel Peace Prize

Civil Rights March in Selma

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Calls for Public Opposition to Vietnam War

Robert F. Kennedy Speaks on Day of King’s Assassination

The Last Days of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday Becomes National Holiday

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last Speech – I’ve Been To The Mountaintop

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

The anniversary of ‘s assassination was yesterday and I didn’t have time to post this speech but I do now, so I will. King offered a prophetic speech in which he inspiration and motivation while qualifying that "I might not get there with you." He was assassinated the day after giving this speech:

This is from DemocracyNow and provides some context to the speech. The letter King refers to in the speech was sent to MLK in response to a previous assassination attempt when King was stabbed in the chest.

RFK’s Speech In Indianapolis Upon The Assassination Of MLK

MLK On JFK Assassination & The Sacrifice Of Life For A Cause