Audio file of the week: Forty years since Memphis, struggling to keep King's legacy alive

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Forty Years Since King: Struggling to End Racism, Sexism, Poverty, and War with Dr. Clayborne Carson,author & editor of several books about the civil rights struggle in the US, including "The Autobiography of Martin Luther King Jr."

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Dr. Carson joins us to take stock of the legacy of Dr. King and how we, standing at the crossroads of change or regression in 2008 much as we were in 1968, can be informed by his prophetic understanding & activism.

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., speech at the 30th Anniversary Rally of District 65 at Madison Square Garden in NYC in October 1963. A speech in which he addresses the issues of race and class.

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