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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Journey From Within

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The Rev. Ralph Abernathy, right, and Bishop Julian Smith, left, flank Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during a civil rights march in Memphis, Tenn., March 28, 1968.

Originally aired Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 11 PM

The Journey From Within is a one-hour tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The special begins with a song by Sweet Honey in the Rock and then continues with the words of Dr. Maya Angelou. Listeners will also hear from Reverend Adam Clayton Powell and philosopher Cornel West. There are important historical moments from Marian Anderson on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939, President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1965 Civil Rights speech, and the voice of Dr. King.