Martin Luther King, Jr [videorecording] : the making of a holiday : portrait of an American / a Films for the Humanities presentation
- Tells how the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., became a national holiday as a result of his widow's unrelenting efforts, and details the determination of a group of politicians to memorialize him despite the "ultimately silly" arguments against the idea. Documentary footage and interviews, King's "I Have a Dream" speech, Stevie Wonder's rendition of "Happy Birthday, Martin," and the participation of Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Diana Ross, and others are interwoven to show the making of a holiday.
- Related Titles:
- Making of a holiday
Portrait of an American
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Special guest, Marla Gibbs ; featuring Stevie Wonder.
- Technical Details:
- VHS format.
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