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Why I am Opposed to the War in Vietnam – Martin Luther King
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Why I am Opposed to the War in Vietnam – Martin Luther King

On April 30, 1967, Martin Luther King delivered an anti-Vietnam War speech at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Titled, Why I am Opposed to the War in Vietnam, King speaks out on America’s involvement in the war connecting it to economic injustice and lack of moral standing. 

Mini Doc: Gore Vidal’s History of the National Security State
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Mini Doc: Gore Vidal’s History of the National Security State

When Julian Assange was arrested, he was holding up a copy of Paul Jay’s book, “Gore Vidal’s History of the National Security State.” This mini-documentary is the original 2005 interview with Vidal, upon which the book is based. We republish it now as a way of protesting the persecution of Assange and the threat to what’s left of press freedom in the United States.

Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses Dies at 86 – Pt 1/9
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Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses Dies at 86 – Pt 1/9

Sad news that Bob Moses, a leader of the civil rights movement, died on July 25, 2021. We commemorate his work with a replay of his appearance on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, first released on June 20, 2014. Mr. Moses was a brilliant educator and an organizer. He begins his story from growing up in Harlem to becoming a main organizer of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer project that helped register black voters in the Deep South.

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