Wednesday, August 28, 2013
All He Had to Do Was 'Dream'
Op-ed at NYT by author of book on MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago--explaining how the "dream" thing was "improvised," with a little help from....Mahalia Jackson. He had only five minutes for the speech and decided to cut a few things at the end and add that little thing. As we know, the Wash Post didn't even mention it.
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch