Listen to an excerpt from The Landmark Speeches and Sermons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's historic March on Washington. Edited by Clayborne Carson, Kris Shepard, and Peter Holloran.
For the first time ever, twenty-four original recordings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from his iconic "I Have A Dream" speech to his stirring sermon "A Knock At Midnight," are collected together in this treasured box set. His landmark speeches that echoed around the world and the more intimate sermons from the churches where he carried out his ministry are just as moving and meaningful today as they were when the great orator first expressed them.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speeches stirred a nation to change - and his calls to peaceful action and refusal to turn to despair or violence in the face of injustice continue to inspire the world today. Each of the twelve sermons and speeches collected here is accompanied by an introduction by other renowned theologians and champions of civil rights, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Rosa Parks, Reverend Billy Graham, Bishop TD Jakes, Aretha Franklin, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, and Representative John Lewis, who share their priceless firsthand testimony on the events that inspired the delivery of King's message.
This definitive box set includes all the landmark speeches of the great orator and American leader Martin Luther King, Jr., from his inspirational "I Have a Dream" to his firey "Give Us the Ballot." Comprised of recordings previously included in A Call to Conscience and A Knock at Midnight, THE ESSENTIAL BOX SET is a must-have for any home, library, or school collection.
Available now from Hachette Audio as a CD or digital download, and from Grand Central Publishing as a paperback or ebook.
Also Available: THE CONCISE KING
From those who have not yet had the life-changing experience of hearing King's message in his own voice, to the millions who already know the deep inspirational value of having his words close at hand, this collection makes the teachings and philosophy of Martin Luther King Jr. accessible to everyone.
THE CONCISE KING is the ideal introduction to the teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. Introductions by luminaries such as Rosa Parks, Andrew Young, and Senator Edward M. Kennedy further illuminate the events and environment that spurred King's message of love, dignity, strength, and hope for a better future.
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