Saturday, April 03, 2010

Bob Herbert - We Still Don’t Hear Dr. King - NYTimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist - We Still Don’t Hear Dr. King - NYTimes.com: "“I come to this magnificent house of worship tonight,” said the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “because my conscience leaves me no other choice.”

This was on the evening of April 4, 1967, almost exactly 43 years ago. Dr. King told the more than 3,000 people who had crowded into Riverside Church that silence in the face of the horror that was taking place in Vietnam amounted to a “betrayal.”"