- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 21 minutes
- Video: Black & White / Color
- Released: June 24, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: A&E Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Additional Release Material:
- Shorts: VOICES OF CIVIL RIGHTS
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Tom Brokaw hosts this in-depth look at the remarkable life and legacy of civil rights icon Martin Luther King. Complete with testimony from King's contemporaries and from those who continue to spread his message of peace, KING illuminates the lasting influence of his leadership.
Description by New Video Group:
Forty years after Martin Luther King's assassination, HISTORY, with newsman Tom Brokaw, takes viewers through the extraordinary life and times of America's civil rights visionary. KING goes beyond the legend to portray the man, the questions, the myths and, most importantly, the relevance of Dr. King's message in today's world. Includes a rare interview with his son, Martin Luther King III, as well as associates from the civil rights campaigns such as Andy Young and Harry Belafonte, and contemporary figures such as former President Bill Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Bono, Forest Whitaker, Chuck D, and others.