Tavis Smiley
Reports MLK:
A Call to Conscience

is based on dozens of hours of
interviews with King's friends and with scholars who study his legacy -
Harry Belafonte. Tony Bennett, Dr. Cornell West a leading expert on race in America. Ruby Dee.Dr. Vincent Harding, drafter of the "Beyond Vietnam" speech. Clarence Jones, King's legal advisor. Dr.Susannah Heschel, daughter of activist Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.Dr. Clayborne Carson, director of the King Institute at Stanford University. Marian Wright Edelman,Organizer for the Poor People’s Campaign with King.Taylor Branch, Pulitzer Prize-winning King historianKing's closest advisors discuss the divisions within the civil rights movement over King's opposition to the war in Vietnam—and the political and public fallout from his criticism of American foreign policy.


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