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Martin Luther King Jr. as Pastor

  • Aired: 01/13/2006
  • 07:51
  • Rating: NR
He's known for leading the Civil Rights Movement and for his passionate speeches in support of racial equality. But before he became a global political figure, Martin Luther King Jr. was just a young black pastor in Montgomery, Alabama.
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The role of pastor may be one of the most overlooked sides of Martin Luther King Jr.
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