MLK: A Call to Conscience

“I will be talking to people and traveling to places that have transformed us as a nation, often in ways we don’t even realize”. – Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley ReportsPart of the Tavis Smiley Reports Series, this special episode examines Martin Luther King Jr.’s stand against the Vietnam War and the influence of his legacy today. As Tavis speaks with King’s scholars and friends such as Cornel West, Vincent Harding and Susannah Heschel, he leaves his studio chair in Los Angeles and goes on the road to examine some of MLK’s most defining moments.

 Watch a featured clip about MLK's stance on Vietnam below. 

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Tavis examines Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s often-forgotten 'Beyond Vietnam' speech.

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New York Public MediaThis program is produced by the Tavis Smiley Show


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