MLK explains to the Corporate Press the Historical Necessity for Civil Disobedience in 1965 video

Martin Luther King Jr. on NBC’s Meet the Press in 1965


IW: The questioning of Dr. King by the corporate press is reminiscent of the same questions that they ask the Occupy movement today.


On March 28, 1965, Martin Luther King, Jr. appeared on NBC’s Meet The Press.

One week after leading his historic five-day march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, King said that the demonstration was necessary not just to help push the Voting Rights Bill through, but to draw attention to the humiliating conditions in Alabama such as police brutality and racially-motivated murder.

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