Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Background on the "I have a dream" Speech

If you read this, apparently MLK, Jr. did not usually write more than a few notes for any speech, but stayed up until 4 am to write draft after draft of his "March on DC" speech.  Also while he had used "I have a dream" before in Detroit (above) it was not included in the final version of his DC speech, meaning he add libbed it.  Stories like this are why I still love teaching history. 

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