The audience responded to Dr. King’s calls and affirmed their support vocally while he was speaking. His words are powerful and eloquent, they are direct and moving, and his speech projects a sense of urgency about the importance of the vote to African American people which cannot be mistaken or denied.

Jean Currie Church
Chief Librarian
Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
Howard University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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November 1999