Speeches – Martin Luther King’s ”I have a dream” speech | Speeches that Shook the World

Simon Armitage dissects what makes a perfect speech by examining famous speeches that provoked radical change, surprised pundits or shocked listeners. Contains some strong language.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'56''
  • Broadcast year: 2013
Curriculum Connection
  • History | America, 1713-1975 | Protest, progress and radicalism, 1960-75 | The civil rights movement, 1965-75

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Speeches that Shook the World