At the time of this broadcast, Dr. Martin Luther King was
co-pastor, with his father, of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in
Atlanta, Georgia, and president and one of the founders of the
Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He was awarded the Nobel
Peace Prize in 1964 and received more than 250 citations for his
work in civil rights. He was selected by Time as "Man of the Year"
in 1963. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1929, he obtained degrees at
Morehouse College and Crozer Theological Seminary after which he
undertook further studies at the Universities of Pennsylvania and
Harvard and obtained a Ph.D. degree in Systematic Theology from
Boston University. He lectured extensively, and was the author of
many books. King was turning his attention to a nation wide
campaign to help the poor at the time of his assassination on April
4, 1968. He was only 39 at the time of his death.
The five radio broadcasts recorded here were heard in November
and December of 1967 as the seventh annual series of Massey
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC Audio)
Martin Luther, Jr. King
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