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Fifty years after 'I Have A Dream'

August 28, 2013
By: Stephanie Harrington
Source: RRU News

School of Communication and Culture Prof. Michael Real was volunteering as a civil rights activist when he witnessed one of history's greatest speeches. Now on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech, Real reflects on the significance of King’s words – and the powerful effect the story has on RRU students.

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  • Video clips - The March on Washington (1963) video: US National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Speech audio - I Have a Dream, Martin Luther King Jr. (August 28, 1963), University of California, Berkeley: Library.
  • Image - Minnesota Historical Society, Photographer: St. Paul Pioneer Press CC.