'I've been to the mountaintop': an excerpt from Martin Luther King’s final speech - video

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Martin Luther King was assassinated 50 years ago. This is the powerful, prophetic speech he made to a packed church in Memphis, Tennessee, on 3 April 1968, just a day before he was assassinated. King called for unity, economic actions, boycotts and non-violent protests, while challenging the US to live up to its ideals. In the speech, he talks about the possibility of an untimely death

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