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The dream that almost never was

Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "I Have a Dream" speech introduced the nation to the man who today is the face of the Civil Rights movement. But King didn't follow a carefully crafted script as he stepped to the microphone. Instead he pushed aside his notes and spoke from the heart. His speechwriter and attorney describes the inspiration for these momentous words.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 10:08am EDT

Tags: march on washington, Martin Luther King Jr., I Had a Dream speech, thomas warren