MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
HISTORIC SPEECHES AND INTERVIEWS
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Baptist minister from Georgia who led the non-violent civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s.
The purpose of
this project was to catalog and make accessible on this Web site
videos of historic speeches and interviews by or about Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr.
Selection of Materials
scope of the project was limited to the selection of archival footage
of speeches, television interviews, and newsreels by or about
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as posted on the web site www.youtube.com. All videos have been reviewed for relevancy to the
cataloged as part of this project are hosted by www.youtube.com.
This DALNET project has not duplicated any videos, nor does it
provide access to any videos hosted on DALNET servers. This
project only provides Internet links to materials hosted by other
non-DALNET resources and to DALNET MARC records. For information
on how to provide notification of copyright infringement for videos
linked to on this site please visit www.youtube.com/t/dmca_policy.
It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions for copyrighted materials. Transmission or reproduction of protected items, beyond that allowed by fair use, requires the written permission of the copyright owners, for items not in the public domain. To embed YouTube videos on another site or to inquire about using them in any other way, please visit www.youtube.com for more information.
Metadata and Cataloging
cataloging for the project was created in MARC format in the Horizon
Integrated Library System. The Library of Congress Authority file
was used for topical subjects and personal names.
This project is
hosted by the Detroit Area Library Network (DALNET). As host
institution for this project, DALNET has funded operations of the site
server and has provided staffing for project development. In
addition, project volunteer, Pat Lewis, is a graduate of the Wayne
State University Library and Information Science Program. Work on
the project began in September 2007.
Disclaimers and Information
DALNET and its member libraries do not necessarily endorse the views expressed in these collections, which may contain materials offensive to some viewers.
DALNET has provided links to videos, images, and other related sites,
DALNET does not necessarily support access to
non-DALNET resources. The Internet is a transitory medium, and
videos specifically, may not have the permanence of non-Internet
DALNET has provided this web site as a virtual collection
of videos posted on www.youtube.com. DALNET is unable to provide
additional assistance in accessing, viewing, and/or playing YouTube
videos. For further assistance with
YouTube, including troubleshooting information, please visit
For uniformity in descriptive paragraphing, captions, and
provided historic timeline, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has been
referred to on this web site as Dr. King.
Project Inception and Management: Steven K. Bowers
Web Design and Concept:
When writing historical information included on this
web site, the following publication was consulted:
Oates, S. B. (1994). Let the trumpet sound. New
York: Harper Collins.
The header image of this web site, depicting Dr. King, is
from an image that is the work of an employee of the Executive office
the President of the United States, taken or made during the course of
the person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal
government, the image is in the public domain:
Author: Yoichi R. Okamoto, White House Press Office (WHPO)
Source: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum.
Image Serial Number: A2133-10
Image downloaded from www.wikipedia.org
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