Civil Rights March To Inauguration: King's Legacy Host Liane Hansen and NPR News Analyst Juan Williams continue their series of discussions about the civil rights milestones that led to the election of Barack Obama. This week, they talk about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and politics, including King's Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott to force politicians to end segregation on the bus lines.
NPR logo

Civil Rights March To Inauguration: King's Legacy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/98990261/98990238" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Civil Rights March To Inauguration: King's Legacy

Civil Rights March To Inauguration: King's Legacy

Civil Rights March To Inauguration: King's Legacy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/98990261/98990238" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. became a household name during the bus boycott in Montgomery, Ala., an action that forced politicians to end segregation on the bus lines. It was the start of a public career that pointed the nation towards change.

Host Liane Hansen and NPR News Analyst Juan Williams continue their series of discussions about the civil rights milestones that led to the election of Barack Obama.