It’s April 4th. This day in 1967, Martin Luther King, Jr delivers his “Beyond Vietnam” speech at Riverside Church in New York City.
Jody, Niki, and Kellie are joined by Peniel Joseph of UT-Austin to discuss the speech, King’s anti-war stance, and the reaction to his remarks at the time.
Peniel’s latest book is “The Sword and the Shield.”
Find a transcript of this episode at: https://tinyurl.com/esoterichistory
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