Archivist finds long-lost recording of Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech at UCLA | UCLA

Archivist finds long-lost recording of Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech at UCLA | UCLA.

Martin Luther King UCLA1965The timing of the speech is significant. King delivered it on April 27, 1965, one month and two days after the triumphant march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, that is depicted so movingly in the new biopic “Selma.” The film’s director, Ava Marie DuVernay, attended UCLA in the early 1990s as an undergraduate English major, according to registrar records.

Via: UCLA Newsroom — Click on anything blue.

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