"This speech had to be different. While King was by now a national political figure, relatively few outside the black church and the civil rights movement had heard him give a full address. With all three television networks offering live coverage of the march for jobs and freedom, this would be his oratorical introduction to the nation."

- Gary Young on the making of Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech http://gu.com/p/3hze8
Photograph: © Bob Adelman/Magnum

"This speech had to be different. While King was by now a national political figure, relatively few outside the black church and the civil rights movement had heard him give a full address. With all three television networks offering live coverage of the march for jobs and freedom, this would be his oratorical introduction to the nation."

- Gary Young on the making of Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech http://gu.com/p/3hze8

Photograph: © Bob Adelman/Magnum