“I Have a Dream” by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Yesterday, the United States celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It is fitting that we take the time to reflect on Dr. King’s immortal speech, “I Have a Dream”, and why it remains as important as ever.

On 28 August 1963, Dr. King delivered the speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. to a crowd of over 200,000 people. Listening to it is time well spent.

Now that you’ve come this far, why not go a little farther and spend an additional seven minutes with Nancy Duarte and listen to her insightful analysis of Dr. King’s speech and why it stands as one of the greatest in American history.

About John Zimmer

I am passionate about public speaking and helping others improve their public speaking and presentation skills.
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4 Responses to “I Have a Dream” by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  2. Keith Davis says:

    Hi John,

    What a speech, what a man, what a cause.

    Great video and with a second video to walk us through the speech, two for the price of one.

    Like

    • John Zimmer says:

      Hi Keith. Thanks very much for the comment. King was indeed a great man. And with Nancy Duarte doing all of the analytical work in her video, this post was an easy one for me to write!

      Like

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