History Channel: Great Speeches
RealAudio excerpts and transcripts from a range of famous speeches categorized
by topic.

Martin Luther King, Jr. - American Civil-Rights Leader
Short biographical sketch of King's life, followed by annotated listing of
recommended books about King.

  • Also in 1963, King led a massive march on Washington DC where he delivered his now famous, speech

  • With thousands of King's essays, notes, letters, speeches, and sermons at his disposal, Carson has organized King's writings into a posthumous autobiography

  • - Author: Jim Haskins The life, words, and principles of King through extensive quotations from his speeches and writings

  • Documentary footage of his speeches and interviews with friends and associates make for a penetrating look at the inspirations and frustrations that made up King's life

  • - I Have a Dream This DVD offers the 'I Have a Dream' speech in its entirety, as well as footage of the opposition the protesters faced, such as the fire hoses the police in Alabama used to disperse the crowds

  • Related Websites at Stanford University maintained by The Seattle Times eTexts/RealTime Videos of King's Speeches and Writings —A 10 minute, 17 second Real Video clip of Rev

  • King on the steps of Lincoln Memorial giving his famous speech

    Pearl Harbor Speech
    Speech in which Roosevelt requests that Congress declare war on Japan. Delivered
    December 8, 1941,...

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    The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Full text of 11 speeches delivered between 1955 and 1968.

  • A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr

  • A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr


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    Kulture Kidz: Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Short biography and text of King's "I have a dream" speech.

  • King most famous speech is called " I Have A Dream." He spoke to 250, 000 people in the March on Washington on August 28, 1963

  • I HAVE A DREAM (Parts of Speech) I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream

    Celebrate Holidays in the USA: Dr. Martin Luther King Day
    Tells how King's birthday became a national holiday.

  • King delivered a speech that was later entitled "I Have a Dream." The March was one of the largest gatherings of black and white people that the nation's capital had ever seen..

  • The following is an excerpt from the speech entitled "I Have a Dream, " delivered by Dr

  • All weekend, popular radio stations play songs and speeches that tell the history of the Civil Rights Movement

    Lesson Tutor: Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Cross-curriculum thematic unit includes background, resources, and ideas of

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  • (Language Arts, Speech) Have older children prepare their own Dream Speech and recite it

    Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King
    Activities across the grades for learning about the life of civil rights leader
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • deliver his 'I Have a Dream' speech? a

  • Among those papers are his famous 'I Have a Dream' speech, his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, and a letter he wrote while being held in a Birmingham jail

  • This beautiful new book includes the full text of King's famous speech

  • Make a list of events that are included on your Martin Luther King timeline (e.g., Rosa Parks' bus ride, integrating Little Rock's schools, a lunch counter protest, the 'I have a dream…' speech)

  • Martin Luther King's is one of the most famous and often quoted speeches of all time

  • Read the speech aloud

  • Invite students to listen to the speech

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    Politically Incorrect | The Writings of Martin Luther King Jr
    Reviewer Gavan Tredoux takes apart Theodore Pappas' "Plagiarism and the Culture
    War: The Writings...

  • Not only did he plagiarize at least half of his doctoral thesis; many of his speeches, including the most famous, were plagiarized too

  • Even the much celebrated "I have a dream" speech of 1963 was plagiarized

  • By a peculiar turn of events, the source King raided for this was a speech given to the Republican National convention of 1952, by a black preacher named Archibald Carey

    Teacher guide, a good resource.

  • Write and a 1930's Speech as an Students look at the famous speech 'I Have a Dream' by the civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr

  • Students write their own 'I have a Dream' speech to an audience back in the 1930's

    Give The Dream New Life
    Student essayist Charles Gilmer reminds readers that the words spoken by King
    ring true today.

  • This march was a stark contrast to the 1963 March on Washington where Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech was delivered

    A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Long Island University professor examines the impact of King's life on all
    Americans - includes images,...

  • King delivered his famous " " speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to a crowd estimated at 250, 000

  • King delivered his last speech , entitled " , " at the Mason Temple, the national headquarters of the Church of God in Christ, in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 3, 1968

  • A call to conscience : the landmark speeches of Dr

  • I have a dream : writings and speeches that changed the world / Martin Luther King, Jr


    Carter Nobel Peace Prize speech

  • The following is a transcript of the Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech that former U.S

    Lessons from the Kwanzaa Candles
    Unitarian Universalist worship service for Kwanzaa.

  • Martin Luther King in his famous 1963 speech spoke of his dream for this nation

  • All of us have heard the famous words 'I have a dream.' He talked about black children and white children standing hand in hand in the second half of his speech

  • We often skip over that part of the speech, listening only to 'I have a dream.' We wear T-shirts and hang posters and sing songs and hold hands and say, 'I have a dream.' But the dream is the green part of the Kwanzaa message - the vision for a wonderful future

  • King's speech and go straight to the second

    Civil Rights Movement: March on Washington 1963
    A short history leading to and following the March 18, 1963 March on Washington
    DC for Jobs and Freedom.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Giving the 'I Have a Dream' Speech

  • On June 11—the same day that Kennedy made his historic civil rights speech and the eve of Medgar Evers's murder—King announced to the press plans for a march on Washington

  • 'Negro' was used almost exclusively in the march speeches; only John Lewis referred to 'black people' and 'the black masses.') One elderly black man ingeniously covered twenty-one slats of a five-foot-wide venetian blind with his poem 'Martyr Medgar Evers, ' one stanza of which read: Ole Glory's tarnished with his blood for having shabbily allowed a noble son to be downtrod because he was both black and proud! 5 The demonstrators gathered at the Washington Monument, where a stage had been set up for morning entertainment

  • One of the first, reading a speech written by James Baldwin, was Charlton Heston, representing an 'arts contingent' that included Ossie Davis, Marlon Brando, Sammy Davis, Jr., Sidney Poitier, Lena Horne, Diahann Carroll, Paul Newman, and Harry Belafonte

  • Marian Anderson, the great contralto, made it to the platform too late to lead the national anthem as planned; instead, she later sang 'He's Got the Whole World in His Hands.' In his speech NAACP president Roy Wilkins warned President Kennedy not to let his already overmoderate civil rights bill be further watered down

    Myths of Martin Luther King
    College student Marcus Epstein, editor of Remnant, presents a negative analysis
    of King's life and work.

  • The main reason is that they have created a mythical Martin Luther King Jr., that they constructed solely from one line in his "I Have a Dream" speech

  • In National Review , Roger Clegg that "There may have been a brief moment when there existed something of a national consensus – a shared vision eloquently articulated in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech, with deep roots in the American Creed, distilled in our national motto, E pluribus unum

  • In a speech entitled The Conservative Virtues of Dr

  • He even won their Margaret Sanger Award in 1966 and had his wife give a speech entitled which he wrote

  • In the speech, he did not compare the civil rights movement to the struggle of Christian Conservatives, but he did say "there is a striking kinship between our movement and Margaret Sanger's early efforts." Myth # 4: King was an anti-communist

  • In a speech in front of his staff in 1966 he, You can’t talk about solving the economic problem of the Negro without talking about billions of dollars

  • King’s doctoral degree." In addition to his dissertation many of his major speeches, such as "I Have a Dream, " were plagiarized, as were many of his books and writings

    Civitas: the Institute for the Study of Civil Society
    A British educational charity and publisher specializing in health, education,
    welfare, economics...

  • Tolerance, reason, freedom of speech and worship are all threatened by the rise of their opposites

  • (PDF file) The best way to create racial harmony? The traditional liberal ideal was stated clearly in Martin Luther King's famous 'I Have a Dream' speech, delivered in August 1963 in Washington, DC: 'I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character.' In 2002 the Commission for Racial Equality celebrated 25 years of existence

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    Inductee profile and timeline.

  • Martin Luther King Jr., Jackson sang at his request immediately before his 'I Have a Dream' speech at the March on Washington in August 1963

  • August 28, 1963 A crowd of 200, 000 hears Mahalia Jackson's moving rendition of the inspirational 'I Been 'Buked and I Been Scorned, ' which precedes Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC

    Guardian Unlimited
    Archive of Cuba-related coverage from UK newspaper.

  • Dissidence June 11: A Cuban dissident has reportedly spent more than four months on hunger strike in protest at Fidel Castro's repression of free speech on the internet

    Modern History Sourcebook: Ronald Reagan: Time for Choosing Speech ...
    1964 speech in which Reagan urged his fellow citizens to rally behind the American
    dream. From the...

  • Modern History Sourcebook: Ronald Reagan: A Time for Choosing Speech, 1964 I am going to talk of controversial things


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