“I Have a Dream” Turns 50…

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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the “I Have a Dream” speech made by Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington, D.C. in August of 1963, the Rare Book Room has placed on display two items from its collection of cultural posters from the 1960’s and ’70’s.

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Shown above are images of the display, with a poster of excerpts from the speech published by Emerson Graphics of San Francisco in 1968.  The other, a quotation from King’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech in Stockholm, Sweden December, 1964 and photographic image.

“Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. ”

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