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.