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Unformatted text preview: Civil Rights Letters from Birmingham Jail Channel Birmingham Irfan Haider - Martin Luther King Amir Jabarri - Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth Pak Ho Ip - Studio News Reporter Sean Wedee - News Reporter P: I am Pak Ho, with the daily news bulletin. As we all know that on April 12, 1963 Martin Luther King was arrested after the non-violent protest against the segregative laws of city of Birmingham. On April 16, he released his letter from Birmingham jail in response to the public statement made by eight white clergymen who called his protest unwise and untimely. Today, on April 20 th he is being released from the jail and our news reported, Sean Wedee, has managed to interview him before his bail. I will hand it over to Sean Wedee. S: Question 1...Why did you continue to protests even after being arrested for 12 times? I: Answer 1: I have been putting in a lot of efforts in the struggle to end segregation. There was no other way to achieve this other than demonstrations and catching media attention. I could have easily been released from jail achieve this other than demonstrations and catching media attention....
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