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Gospel of Freedom: A Look Back at MLK Jr's Birmingham Letter

Clip | 5m 3s

On the 50th anniversary year of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech, MetroFocus examines the story behind the letter King wrote from a jail cell in Birmingham, Alabama a few months before the famous speech. Pi Roman talks to Columbia University’s Barnard College professor Jonathan Rieder about his new book, Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail.

Aired: 06/19/13

Rating: NR

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