Martin Luther King Jr
Aug 28, 2013 — Chicago Pastor Archibald Carey Jr. ended his address to the 1952 GOP convention with a call to "let freedom ring" that King would echo in 1963 at the March on Washington. Decades later, a recording of Carey's address has been found.
Aug 24, 2013 — Organizers say they expect 100,000 people to attend Saturday's events ahead of the Aug. 28 anniversary of the iconic "I Have a Dream" speech.
Aug 23, 2013 — Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech is copyrighted, limiting its presence online. One organization, however, has decided to provide ready access to the video.
Dec 11, 2012 — The quote will be removed instead of replaced to avoid harming the monument's structural integrity. Critics, including poet Maya Angelou, had criticized the current iteration of the "Drum Major" quote, saying it made King sound arrogant.
Jan 16, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, how super PACs are changing presidential campaigns, and on the Opinion Page, Thomas Pickering explains why the U.S. should engage in more diplomacy in Iran. In the second hour, what we are learning about alcohol use, and the 'I Have a Dream' speech.
May 4, 2011 — Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first "Freedom Ride" — a test of anti-discrimination laws in the south.
Jan 17, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, parents of children who have committed a violent crime, and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech. In our second hour, Andrew Johnson, and "the Arab status quo."