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Deconstructing Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech

August 27, 2013

GUESTS: JOHN MCWHORTER AND DR. KEVIN R. JOHNSON

Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech, which he delivered to at least 250,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial on August 28th, 1963, calling for the end to racism in America. We begin our two-day coverage of The March on Washington deconstructing this influential text with linguist JOHN MCWHORTER and Bright Hope Baptist Church senior pastor DR. KEVIN R. JOHNSON.

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