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MLK: Part of Global Rights Struggle, Explains VOA Doc (VOA On Assignment Aug 30)i
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August 30, 2013 3:22 PM
Executive Producers Jerry Brown and Amy Katz join On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to talk about VOA's coverage of the U.S. civil rights movement and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech. Jerry says VOA wanted not only to show King's role in the U.S. struggle for racial equality, but also to reveal how that struggle is linked to fights for human rights worldwide. Check out a clip from the new VOA documentaryThe King Legacy: Marching Forward following the interview.

MLK: Part of Global Rights Struggle, Explains VOA Doc (VOA On Assignment Aug 30)

Published August 30, 2013

Executive Producers Jerry Brown and Amy Katz join On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to talk about VOA's coverage of the U.S. civil rights movement and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech. Jerry says VOA wanted not only to show King's role in the U.S. struggle for racial equality, but also to reveal how that struggle is linked to fights for human rights worldwide. Check out a clip from the new VOA documentaryThe King Legacy: Marching Forward following the interview.

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