Live NBC Radio Network Special on the death of Dr. Martin Luther King.
An NBC Radio Special Report hosted and narrated by NBC correspondent Bill Ryan.
Includes many testimonials and tributes from celebrated individuals and from the "Man in the Street."
Mahalia Jackson is heard singing "Take My Hand."
From past speeches we hear Dr. Martin Luther King and his philosophy of non violent protesting.
Jay Barbee reports at the Sisters Chapel in Memphis Tennessee where people pay their respects to Dr. King as he lies is state. Barbee interviews those in attendance asking the question, "What did Martin Luther King mean to you?"
and "Opinions of race relations now in the South."
Coretta King speaks about Dr. King's relationship with the Reverend Ralph Abernathy whom King elected to replace him at such time of his death. She reminds all that her husband believed it is not how long you live but how well you live.
Mayor of New York City, John Lindsay gives tribute as well as Jackie Robinson who states that Martin Luther King has been the greatest leader in the country of the 20th century.
Sammy Davis Jr gives tribute to Dr. King.
Leontyne Price sings "This Little LIght of Mine."
NBC's Mark Lanzman reporting and interview with Mayor of Memphis, Henry Loeb.
Abraham Joshua Heschel give tribute.
Reverend James Watson is interviewed.
Dealy Mallory 3rd states current attitude in the white community at this time.
Oratory and eulogy given by Dr. Joel Nederhood "The Power of God."
From August 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King's address at the March on Washington, "I Have A Dream" speech.