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Martin Luther King: The Essential Box Set: The Landmark Speeches and Sermons of Martin Luther King, Jr. | [Clayborne Carson, Kris Shepard, Peter Holloran, Martin Luther King]

Martin Luther King: The Essential Box Set: The Landmark Speeches and Sermons of Martin Luther King, Jr.

This definitive box set includes all the landmark speeches of the great orator and American leader Martin Luther King, Jr., from his inspirational "I Have a Dream" to his firey "Give Us the Ballot." Comprised of recordings previously included in A Call to Conscience and A Knock at Midnight, The Essential Box Set is a must-have for any home, library, or school collection.
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This definitive box set includes all the landmark speeches of the great orator and American leader Martin Luther King, Jr., from his inspirational "I Have a Dream" to his firey "Give Us the Ballot." Comprised of recordings previously included in A Call to Conscience and A Knock at Midnight, The Essential Box Set is a must-have for any home, library, or school collection.

©2009 Hachette; (P)2009 Hachette

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    Veronica Daly City, CA, United States 01-19-10
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    "A Great Resource!"

    The collection of originally delivered speeches is a preciious research. The reading of letters written by the history-makers involved in his campaigns and anecdotes of those present help to establish the contextual settings of the speeches.

    I think it's great!

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    "Martin Luther King Jr. is at his best in this set!"

    I have learned more about Martin Luther King Jr. and listening to this wonderful set of sermons and speeches than I have ever learned throughout my 50+ years of listening and watching Martin Luther King Jr. on radio/TV or in the classroom.

    It's great to be able to listen to the "great leaders of the day" (Rev. Franklin, Sen. Edward Kennedy, Rev. Franklin Graham, et al) as they introduce and frame the various speeches. It gives a nice touch and context to what was going on in society that Martin Luther King Jr. was concerned about and speaking on.

    Fantastic!!!

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    If you could sum up Martin Luther King in three words, what would they be?

    A God Send.


    What did you like best about this story?

    His passion. His devotion. His commitment. His honesty. His faith. His beliefs. His Dream. The difference he made to help to free black people and assisted in giving us a voice and freedom to have togetherness and strength. His memories, his vision!


    What does the narrators bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    They prepared us in what was coming in the chapter, and what we were to expect. They prepared us and gave us a clearer, nearer understanding on what was to follow in the book.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No. It was over several months... in intervals!


    Any additional comments?

    Thank God for Martin Luther King and his teachings, and passion and sermons. God had surely blessed this man and gave him a mission on earth to perform, and perform he did! Thank God for Martin Luther King, and giving him the gift of life.

    May he R.I.P

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