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Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech, Annotated

Watch Martin Luther King Jr.’s famed speech, which turns 50 this week, with annotations by John Avlon.

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Fifty years ago, hundreds of thousands gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Watch Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, with annotations from John Avlon about the reverend’s allusions and the context of his words. Press play on the video below to begin.