The Civil War in American Memory (OAH, Minnesota Historical Society)

An OAH Distinguished Lecture by David Blight, Class of 1954 Professor of American History and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center at Yale University.

28:34 Blight relates Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech" to the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation

33:41 He describes Martin Luther King Jr.'s request of John F. Kennedy to issue a second Emancipation Proclamation.

This lecture was presented during the annual History Forum lecture series at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Recorded by WNAV, Inc., in March 2013.