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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.- The Massey Lectures

From: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Series: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr- a Rewind series
Length: 54:59

The voice, the stories and the passion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It’s been more than forty years since he was assassinated, but his words still ring strong and his message still stirs. In this program, King’s Massey lectures, which first aired in 1967 on the CBC Radio program Ideas. His title was "Conscience for Change." Read the full description.

Masssey-king-book_small The voice, the stories and the passion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It’s been more than forty years since he was assassinated, but his words still ring strong and his message still stirs. In this program, King’s Massey lectures, which first aired in 1967 on the CBC Radio program Ideas.  His title was "Conscience for Change." Today King’s thoughts on young people- especially hippies, protestors and radicals.

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Piece Description

The voice, the stories and the passion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It’s been more than forty years since he was assassinated, but his words still ring strong and his message still stirs. In this program, King’s Massey lectures, which first aired in 1967 on the CBC Radio program Ideas.  His title was "Conscience for Change." Today King’s thoughts on young people- especially hippies, protestors and radicals.

Broadcast History

This series first aired on the archives program Rewind on the CBC Radio station of Sirius Satellite Radio in February 2008.

Transcript

All this week we have been hearing the voice, the stories and the passion of Martin Luther King Jr. It’s been more than forty years since he was assassinated, but his words still ring strong and his message still stirs. Today we’ll hear more from King’s Massey lectures, which first aired in 1967 on the CBC Radio program Ideas. His title was "Conscience for Change." Yesterday King talked about the Vietnam War and how he had come to believe that it was both immoral and unnecessary. And that’s where we pick it up today.

Part one runs 12:29

Martin Luther King Jr. on CBC Radio in 1967 as part of that year’s Massey lectures.

Now here is Ken Haslam introducing Martin Luther King.

Part two runs 29:12

The third Massey lecture with Martin Luther King Jr. It first aired on the program Ideas in November 1967- just a few months before King was assassinated.

We have time today t...
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Timing and Cues

Part One: 12:29
Part Two: 29:12
Part Three: 9:10

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

Up next, a program from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's channel on Sirius Satellite Radio. It's called Rewind- and it features the best of more than 70 years of CBC Radio history.
Today, the fourth of six programs that honour Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

OUTRO:

This program- the fourth in a series of six, first aired on the CBC Radio channel of Sirius Satellite Radio.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
I'm Old Fashioned Oscar Peterson Another Day. EMarcy 1970 04:06
Hymn to Freedom Oscar Peterson Night Train. Verve 1962 05:30