In his long fight for social and economic justice, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. forged a close relationship with the labor movement. This videotape focuses on that involvement. It includes film footage from Dr. King's address to the AFL-CIO convention in 1963, his involvement with unions on picket lines, his passionate speeches and his last address to the sanitation strikers in Memphis where he died fighting for the rights of workers. Film produced in 1985.
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor; African Americans -- Civil rights; Race discrimination -- United States; Race discrimination; Race relations; United States -- Race relations
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- Physical Description
00:13:03 hh:mm:ss; 16mm film
AFL-CIO Education Department, Labor Films, Accession 2014-001-RG97-003, Series 2: Other AFL-CIO Productions
Access condition: public.
- Other Identifiers
Fedora 2 PID: umd:714504; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/39821; Filename: labor-062109
This item is accessible by: the public.