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Another testament to Dr. King's legacy of greatness
on June 12, 2004
I first saw this documentary air on television. I knew then how important it was that I add it to my vast CD and DVD collection. The film itself is a brief but, informative look into a movement that was led by one of the greatest figures of our time. Just when I thought I knew everything there was to know about the life of Dr. King; along comes yet another documentary that contains a few interesting facts that I had no knowledge of.
Being a native of Birmingham Alabama, this documentary holds a personal meaning for me. This DVD chronicles Dr. King's journey from the streets of Montgomery Alabama to Birmingham Alabama where the heart of the civil rights movement unfolds with a realness never before seen in history. It also takes a look into his role in making a difference in the civil rights movement.
I'm buying it not only as a collectors item, but as a historical learning tool for my younger family members who have yet to know the sacrifices and trials of the man known as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A man who left behind a legacy of greatness. A great orator whose speeches will forever stand for all times. A leader who put himself on the frontline of a struggle which was met with great violence; only to preach "non-violence" to the people. I 'strongly' recommend this DVD to people of ALL races and backgrounds. For those who have seen other documentaries on Dr. King; some of the footage may seem brief by comparison, but those with little knowledge of Dr. King's life will be surprised, pleased, shocked, and informed.
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