Kresta in the Afternoon – January 18, 2016 – Hour 1

+  Kresta Comments: The Legacy of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

  • Description: Al replays portions of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most famous speech and discusses the lasting impact the speech has had on America and the world.
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    • Kresta Comments

+  The Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Speech that Inspired a Nation

  • Description: Drew Hansen joins us with his analysis of Dr. King’s speech, including the many biblical and theological connections the speech contains.
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    • Drew Hansen

      Drew Hansen is the author of “The Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Speech that Inspired a Nation” . He is also a member of Washington state House of Representatives, representing 23rd District.

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      +  One Dream or Two? Justice in America and in the Thought of Martin Luther King Jr.

      • Description: Nathan Schlueter is here with a critical historical, constitutional, and philosophical examination of Martin Luther King Jr's understanding of justice—his "Dream"—from within the context of the American political tradition. He isolates elements of King’s larger vision for social justice—paying special attention to issues of racial discrimination, political economy, civil disobedience, and the relationship between politics and religion—situating those elements within historical, rhetorical, and political context.
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        • Nathan Schlueter

          Nathan Schlueter is the author of “One Dream or Two? Justice in America and in the Thought of Martin Luther King, Jr.” and “The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry.” he is an associate Professor of Philosophy at Hillsdale College and a visiting Fellow at Princeton University’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. Nathan also writes for First Things.

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