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Jacob Zipperstein King’s Opposition to Vietnam - Notes Martin Luther King speaks out against the Vietnam War with passion and directly accuses Lyndon Johnson for how he is commanding the war. He protests against the violence that is occurring towards the land and the citizens of Vietnam This speech was King’s way of publicly announcing his opposition to the Vietnam War. He feels he needed to dedicate some of his civil rights energy to protesting this war. He explains his motives for wanting to protest the war in overtly religious terms. “…I believe that the Father is deeply concerned especially for his suffering and helpless and outcast children, I come tonight to speak for them.” Speaking like this helped move him past just a protest within the United States, but a protest for which the conscience of all nations would feel. The speech concludes with five simple suggestions that King feels must be taken. He also reaches out to his civil right advocates in this speech. He suggests that
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2010 for the course CHEM 10966 taught by Professor Vollhardt during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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