What a find! Lost Martin Luther King speech to be screened

Here is a brief video with the background to the very moving speech Dr King made when he accepted an honorary doctorate at Newcastle University in 1967.

I once visited the house where he was born, while I was staying in Atlanta. I remember the steps in front of the entrance, which are shown in a picture in the BBC article.


As Seattle and the Puget Sound area are the only places I’ve ever been to in the States, I have no such personal memories of this remarkable man.