Keller @ Large: King Speech Still The Greatest Description Of The American Dream

August 28, 2013 12:00 PM
Keller @ Large: King Speech Still The Greatest Description Of The American Dream
" BOSTON (CBS) —- We’re all busy these days, I know. But no one’s too busy to spare five minutes to read the speech that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave at the Lincoln Memorial 50 years ago today.

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It may be the most patriotic speech ever made by an American citizen.

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Dr. King talks about the “magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence,” and how their signers made a promise to every American of inalienable rights to “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.”

Watch: Martin Luther King – I Have A Dream Speech

He refers to the “great vaults of opportunity of this nation.”

And after he has wrapped his cause in the nation’s most revered historic visions of itself, he explains that his dream of equal rights is “a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.”

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