Martin Luther King: Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967. Part 1 is a 2 minute highlight. Part 2 is the full speech.  "The time has come for America to hear the truth about this tragic war. In international conflicts, the truth is hard to come by because most nations are deceived about themselves. Rationalizations and the incessant search for scapegoats are the psychological cataracts that blind us to our sins. But the day has passed for superficial patriotism. He who lives with untruth lives in spiritual slavery. Freedom is still the bonus we receive for knowing the truth. "Ye shall know the truth," says Jesus, "and the truth shall set you free." Now, I've chosen to preach about the war in Vietnam because I agree with Dante, that the hottest places in hell are... read more
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Martin Luther King: Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam