Video: Martin Luther King speaks in Montreat 50 years ago

Today, Jan. 19, marks Martin Luther King Day. The civil rights leader delivered a local address nearly 50 years ago in Montreat as part of the Presbyterian Christian Action Conference.

The Aug. 21, 1965 speech was titled “The Church on the Frontier of Racial Tension” and you can listen to it here via a video embedded by the Montreat College Library:

Part 1

Part 2

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Part 4

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