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Who Is This Man? A State Of The Re:Union Special

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech has become the shorthand of the Civil Rights movement. But we might never have heard it, if it were not for another man who's largely been forgotten by history: Bayard Rustin. In this program, we explore the life and legacy of Mr. Rustin, a black, gay, Quaker who brought Gandhian non-violent protest to the Civil Rights movement in America.


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