Michael Rogin: Martin Luther King Jr
10 May 2001
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Free Press, 404 pp., £15.99, May 2000, 0 684 86776 1Show More
The Papers of Martin Luther King Jr. Vol. IV: Symbol of the Movement January 1957-December 1958 edited by Clayborne Carson et al.
California, 637 pp., £31.50, May 2000, 0 520 22231 8Show More
“... labour modes of production, brought hereditary legal servitude to an end. Its national hero, Abraham Lincoln, announced at Gettysburg that a nation ‘conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal’ had experienced ‘a new birth of freedom’ in civil war. But with the defeat of Reconstruction a decade after Lincoln’s ...”