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Martin Luther King Jr: Been to the Mountaintop

Synopsis
Seen and heard in this original footage are highlights of dramatic speeches and conversations of Martin Luther King Jr spanning 1956 to 1968, including his last address on April 3, 1968, the night before his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee.

1. Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Alabama - November, 13 1956
2. Accepting the Nobel Peace Prize - December 11, 1964
3. Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama - March 7, 1965
4. The Voting Rights Act is signed - August 6, 1965
5. Reflections on peaceful marches
6. Addressing a Civil Rights Meeting - 1966
7. Vietnam War, Atlanta, Georgia - April 16, 1967
8. Poor Peoples March - January 16, 1968
9. National Cathedral, Washington, D.C. - March 31, 1968
10. Been To The Mountaintop (with script), Memphis, TN - April 3, 1968
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2008
Subjects
History; Politics & government
Keywords
King, Martin Luther; Nobel Prize winners; speeches

Credits

Contributor
Martin Luther King

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£17.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
71 minutes
Year
2012

Production Company

Name

Soundworks

Distributor

Name

Quantum Leap

Notes
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