Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents



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Ed Bradley

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Ed Bradley on covering a Martin Luther King, Jr. speech during his first field reporting experience for a Philadelphia radio station

David Brinkley

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David Brinkley on interviewing a young Martin Luther King, Jr. before the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling came down

Dick Gregory with Emerson College

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Dick Gregory on his relationship with Martin Luther King, and on when it's appropriate to joke about tragedy

Joan Ganz Cooney

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Joan Ganz Cooney on how The Children's Television Network was a beacon of hope after the death of Martin Luther King Jr.

Ruby Dee

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Ruby Dee on meeting Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ruby Dee on similarities and differences between Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mike Douglas

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Mike Douglas on interviewing Martin Luther King, Jr. on The Mike Douglas Show

Hugh Downs

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Hugh Downs on interviewing Martin Luther King, Jr.

Betty Cole Dukert

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Betty Cole Dukert on Martin Luther King, Jr. on Meet the Press

Gwen Ifill

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Gwen Ifill on her proudest career achievement

Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel on reporting on the Civil Rights Movement for ABC radio

Robert MacNeil

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Robert MacNeil on covering Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech and the Civil Rights Movement

Abby Mann

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Abby Mann on developing the made-for-television movie King, and on his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bill Monroe

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Bill Monroe on NBC News' coverage of the Civil Rights Movement, and on covering Martin Luther King, Jr. and his relationship with John F. Kennedy, and on covering the assassinations of the era

Bill Moyers

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Bill Moyers on Lyndon Johnson and the Civil Rights Movement, and dealing with the FBI trying to discredit Martin Luther King, Jr.

Roger Mudd

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Roger Mudd on reporting on the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Bill

Nichelle Nichols

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Nichelle Nichols on almost leaving Star Trek, and then staying at the behest of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nichelle Nichols on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Roscoe Orman

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Roscoe Orman on meeting Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sterling Quinlan

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Sterling "Red" Quinlan on running up against the Catholic church on a story about Martin Luther King, Jr. and on dealing with Chicago politicians

Tim Reid

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Tim Reid on meeting Martin Luther King, Jr. and the impact he had on him; on attending the March on Washington

Marlene Sanders

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Marlene Sanders on hearing Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech first-hand in Washington D.C. during the March on Washington

Max Schindler

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Max Schindler on directing the NBC News special American Revolution '63
Max Schindler on covering Martin Luther King, Jr.
Max Schindler on directing coverage of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Cybill Shepherd

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Cybill Shepherd on her recollections of the day Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated

Howard K. Smith

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Howard K. Smith on The March on Washington

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