A Testament of Hope

Author(s): Martin Luther King

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A collection of the speeches, interviews and writings of the American civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. It aims to feature the heart of his works on non-violence, social policy, black nationalism and democracy, the nuclear issue and the ethics of love and hope.

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Part 1 Philosophy - religious - non-violence: non-violence and racial justice (1957); the most durable power (1958); the power of non-violence (1958); an experiment in love (1958); speech before the youth march for integrated schools (1959); "my trip to the land of Gandhi" (1959); the social organization of non-violence (1959); pilgrimage to non-violence (1960); suffering and faith (1960); love, law and civil disobedience (1961); non-violence - the only road to freedom (1966); a gift of love (1966); showdown for non-violence (1968). Part 2 Philosophy - social - integration: "our struggle" (1956); walk for freedom (1956); the current crisis in race relations (1958); who speaks for the South? (1958); the burning truth in the South (1960); an address before the National Press Club (1962)_; the case against "tokenism": (1962); bold design for a new South (1963); the ethical demands for integration (1963); behind the Selma march (1965). Part 3 Political - wedged between democracy and black nationalism: facing the challenge of a new age (1957); the rising tide of racial consciousness (1960); equality now - the President has the power (1961); the time for freedom has come (1961); in a word - now (1963); hammer on civil rights (1964); negroes are not moving too fast; civil right no.1 - the right to vote (1965); next stop - the North (1965). Part 4 Famous sermons and public addresses: "give us the ballot - we will transform the South" (1957); if the negro wins, labour wins (1962); the American dream (1961); "I have a dream" (1963); eulogy for the martyred children (1963); Nobel Prize acceptance speech (1964); "our God is marching on!" - Montgomery, Alabama speech (1965); a time to break silence (1965); "where do we go from here?" (1965); a Christmas sermon on peace (1965); the drum major instinct (4 February 1968); remaining awake through a great revolution (31 March 1968); "I see the promised land" (3 April 1968). Part 5 Historic essays: letter from Birmingham City Jail (1963); black power defined (1965); a testament of hope (1968). Part 6 Interviews: Kenneth B.Clark interview (1963); "Playboy" interview - Martin Luther King Jr (1965); transcript of "Meet the Press" television news interview (1966); transcript of "Face to Face" television news interview (1967). Part 7 Books: "Stride Towards Freedom" (1958); "The Strength to Love" (1963); "Why We Can't Wait" (1964). "Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?" (1967); "The Trumpet of Conscience" (1967). Appendix - additional interview: conversation with Martin Luther King (1968).

General Fields

  • : 9780060646912
  • : harper collins
  • : harper collins
  • : February 1991
  • : 235mm X 155mm X 49mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 702
  • : bibliography, index
  • : Martin Luther King
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 323.1196073