A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Paperback)

By Clayborne Carson (Editor), Kris Shepard (Editor), Andrew Young (Introduction by)
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This collection includes the text of Dr. King's best-known oration, "I Have a Dream, " his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, and "Beyond Vietnam, " a compelling argument for ending the ongoing conflict. Each speech has an insightful introduction on the current relevance of Dr. King's words by such renowned defenders of civil rights as Rosa Parks, the Dalai Lama, and Ambassador Andrew Young, among others.

About the Author


Clayborne Carson, Palo Alto, California, is professor of history and founding director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute at Stanford University. He is also the author of "In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s".



Young is a Former Congressman, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, and Mayor of Atlanta.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780446678094
ISBN-10: 0446678090
Publisher: Warner Books (NY)
Publication Date: January 2002
Pages: 240
Language: English