Dr. King’s Speech still under Copyright

The speech that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave 50 years ago today that ushered a renewed civil rights movement is still [unfortunately] under copyright – the fact that it is under copyright protection means that one of the greatest speeches in American history cannot be widely shared and disseminated. Read more here from Reason TV. Make sure and watch the audio of the speech which also features Texas State alum, President Lyndon Banes Johnson, meeting with Dr. King in the White House.

NBC News -- MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM 1968 -- Pictured: Crowds gather at the National Mall during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom political rally in Washington, DC on August 28, 1963 -- (Photo by: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

NBC News — MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM 1968 — Pictured: Crowds gather at the National Mall during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom political rally in Washington, DC on August 28, 1963 — (Photo by: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

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