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African American History 1950 to 1970 & Civil Rights Movement

[King, Martin Luther] "I Have a Dream--": The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King

Presents through historical television news footage the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the forces that brought him to the leadership of his people. Stresses his philosophy and ideals and examines in-depth the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Includes portions of his "I have a dream" speech, delivered in Washington, D.C., August 28, 1963. 1968. 35 min.

[King, Martin Luther] A Day to Remember: August 28,1963.

Focuses on the civil rights demonstration in Washington, D.C. led by Martin Luther King. 29 min. [preservation copy];

[King, Martin Luther] Citizen King

In exploring the last few years of his life, this production traces King's efforts to recast himself by embracing causes beyond the civil rights movement, by becoming a champion of the poor and an outspoken opponent of the war in Vietnam. Tapping into a rich archive of photographs and film footage and using diaries, letters, and eyewitness accounts of fellow activists, friends, journalists, political leaders and law enforcement officials, this film brings fresh insights to King's impossible journey, his charismatic leadership and his truly remarkable impact.

[King, Martin Luther] I Have a Dream: A documentary on Dr. Martin Luther King.[Sound recording]

Based on the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this disc includes actuality of speeches and interviews with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his associates. Produced the day after his assassination. Pacifica Radio Archives. Originally broadcast on April 7, 1968. 45 min.

[King, Martin Luther] In Remembrance of Martin.

A documentary honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes archival footage, the "I Have a Dream" speech, and a synopsis of key civil rights decisions of the 1950's and 1960's. 60 min.

[King, Martin Luther] King: A Filmed Record, Montgomery to Memphis.

A chronicle of the struggle for racial equality and justice from 1955 to 1968 through newsreel and television coverage. A film by Ely Landau and Richard Kaplan. 104 min. [preservation copy]

[King, Martin Luther] King: Go Beyond the Dream to Discover the Man(History Channel: The Sixties)

Forty years after Martin Luther King's assassination, newsman Tom Brokaw, takes viewers through the extraordinary life and times of America's civil rights visionary. Go beyond the legend to portray the man, the questions, the myths, and the relevance of Dr. King's message in today's world. Originally broadcast by The History Channel in 2008. 94 min.

[King, Martin Luther] Martin Luther King, Jr.: From Montgomery to Memphis

Surveys the career of Dr. Martin Luther King and his contributions to the civil rights movement that he led, from the bus segregation protests in Montgomery in 1955 to his assassination in Memphis. Employs excerpts from King's speeches, and scenes of major civil right marches in Montgomery, Birmingham, Washington D.C., Selma, Chicago and Memphis to convey the essence of the man and the movement. 1968. 27 min.

[King, Martin Luther] Martin Luther King.

In an interview with Gerild Priestland, Martin Luther King expresses his feelings, hopes, philosophy and religious convictions. 30 min.

[King, Martin Luther] MLK, A Call to Conscience

Delves into one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatest speeches, Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence, which Dr. King delivered on April 4, 1967. Today this speech is acknowledged to be one of the most powerful ever written by Dr. King. Tavis Smiley deconstructs the meaning of the speech, and puts it in a contemporary context, particularly in light of our nation's current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Directed by Allan Palmer. 2010. 60 min.