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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: "Why I Oppose the War in Vietnam"

January 20, 2003

We go now to the famous speech Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave at Riverside Church in New York City on April 4th, 1967, exactly one year before he was assassinated.

This speech was quoted in rallies, teach-ins and actions around the country this weekend.

We play an excerpt.


  • Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking on April 4th, 1967 at Riverside Church.