This week the Bob Edwards Show honors the civil rights era with a week-long series titled “Deeply Rooted: Commemorating the Civil Rights Movement.” Today, we are joined by Clarence B. Jones, former adviser, speech writer and close friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jones is the author of Behind The Dream: The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation. He’s also a Scholar in Residence at the MLK, Jr. Institute at Stanford University. Bob talks to Jones about his relationship with King and the writing of the famous speech. [Broadcast Date: August 26, 2013]
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