by Clarence B. Jones and Joel Engel
by Clarence B. Jones and Stuart Connelly
January 17, 2011 Clarence Jones helped draft Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech and was a close personal adviser and lawyer to the civil rights leader. But he almost turned down the chance to work with King. He explains what changed his mind in his memoir, Behind the Dream.
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April 2, 2008 Clarence B. Jones was one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s closest advisers. Farai Chideya talks with Jones about his new book, in which he uses King's life and speeches to suggest where the late reverend might stand on the Iraq war, affirmative action and black leadership.
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