In a survey of leading scholars of American public address, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech was rated as the most significant American political speech of the 20th century.
But besides the all-too-familiar "I have a dream" refrain, how much do we know about this landmark speech?
Not enough, I decided, and so I recently spent some time with a few historians and rhetoricians to learn more. . . .
For the complete article, see Ten Things You Should Know About Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" Speech.