Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most loved, respected and feared leaders in American history. He was the conscience of the struggle for civil rights - and one of its many heroic martyrs. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - A Historical Perspective offers a one-of-a-kind examination of Dr. King's extraordinary life. Using rare and largely unseen film footage and photographs, writer/director Tom Friedman explores how Dr. King's ideas, beliefs and methods evolved in the face of the rapidly changing climate of the Civil Rights Movement. To study Dr. King's compelling and magnificent life is to understand that social change and enlightenment are brought about only by the overwhelming force of the human spirit.
Rare and largely unseen film and photos of the civil rights giant tell his tragic but inspirational story. Available in 60 minute and 73 minute versions.
This unique documentary tells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s extraordinary life. The video utilizes photos and rare film footage to explore the civil rights activist's ideas and numerous accomplishments before his tragic death at the hands of an assassin.
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Full title: "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Historical Perspective."