Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Other America

New World Notes #522, 29:15 (March 6)
Broadcast quality MP3 (40 MB)
Decent quality MP3 (13 MB)

Martin Luther King, Jr. (left), and Malcolm X (right),
March 26, 1964

A very good but little-known late speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. "The Other America," was delivered at Stanford University (California) on April 14,1967--10 days after King's great (and somewhat better-known) speech, "Beyond Vietnam."

Here King goes beyond mere "civil rights" and speaks forcefully on the larger issues of growing economic inequality and an out-of-control Military-Industrial Complex.

The sonewhat condensed audio recording was produced in 2008 for the radio program, "DC37 Radio"--apparently the predecessor of the "Building Bridges" show. Thanks to producer Ken Nash.

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