Intern Discovers New Recording of MLK

SFGate reports that an intern discovered a recording of Martin Luther King’s “26-minute speech in New York City to celebrate the centennial of President Abraham Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.”

The dramatically sonorous voice and measured cadence on the tape caused a jolt of recognition for intern Daniel Barker, who had spent hundreds of hours digitizing dozens of mundane recordings of agricultural activities and weather news from the same collection. READ THE FULL STORY HERE. 

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