"I Have a Dream:" Documents in Detail

Ep. 201716
60 minute listen

What was the national reception to MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech?

Today’s Documents in Detail webinar focused on MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech, which was delivered on the heels of a Congressional filibuster that had been started to block civil rights legislation. With input from our two scholars and moderator, we explored the ideas expressed in the speech, language employed, reception and meaning of the seminal piece, and took a number of interesting questions from our teacher audience.

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