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King Speech / Ford, Steele Interview #777074

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jan 17, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with Tennessee Representative Harold Ford & Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele about Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963. [From Nashville, FORD - says he is a beneficiary of the work by King & his generation; states the challenge for black leadership is to make American stronger & better; notes the worldwide appeal of King's message.] [From Washington, STEELE - says King set the nation on a course it had to take so we could confront the mirror of racism & segregation; states our generation are heirs to that legacy & now the aim is to empower the community.]

Brown, Aaron

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