Thursday, August 28, 2008

Dreams Come True?

On Aug. 28, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington, D.C. Forty-five years later on Aug. 28, 2008 Senator Barack Obama, author of Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, will accept the Democratic presidential nomination.

To learn more about Martin Luther King Jr. including links to his speeches, access the American Memory Collection from the Library of Congress, or the Martin Luther King Jr., Research and Education Institute, or the King Center. To read Senator Obama's biography, access the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.