“King’s famed “Beyond Vietnam” speech led to an abrupt loss of his popularity in the last year of his life. In exclusive interviews, his closest advisors discuss the divisions within the civil rights movement over his opposition to the Vietnam war—and the political and public fallout from his criticism of American foreign policy.”

Phyllis Bennis is featured in this video series. Watch the program below or read the transcripts on the PBS website for parts 1 and 2.

Read transcript for “MLK: A Call to Conscience” – Part 1 on PBS.

Read transcript for “MLK: A Call to Conscience” – Part 2 on PBS.

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