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Dr. King gave this address at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee the night before he was assassinated. He called for nonviolent protest and a boycott of Memphis area businesses in support of the Memphis Sanitation Workers strike. Conveying a sense of foreboding, he not only recounted a near-death experience when he was stabbed near the heart, but also spoke of the possibility of his own demise at the hands of those who opposed him.

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  • Title: Speech: I've Been To The Mountaintop
  • Date Created: 1968-04-03
  • Location: Memphis, TN, Memphis, TN
  • Venue: Mason Temple Church of God In Christ

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