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Dr Michael Ondaatje

January 19th, 2015

Episode 20 of 224 episodes

Dr Martin Luther King Jnr's epochal "I Have A Dream" speech was given on August 28 1963. In this interview from 2013, on the 50th anniversary of the speech, political historian Dr Michael Ondaatje discusses some forgotten aspects of both Dr King and his famous piece of oratory, and the legacy of the civil rights movement in America.

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