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Meeting Hate with Love: Stories of King and Gandhi[Program 111, 112]
Meeting Hate with Love: Stories of King and Gandhi

"Somebody must have sense enough to meet hate with love. Somebody must have sense enough to meet physical force with soul force. If we will but try this way, we will be able to change these conditions and yet at the same time win the hearts and souls of those who have kept these conditions alive -- a way as old as the insights of Jesus of Nazareth, as modern as the techniques of Mohandas K. Gandhi. There is another way."

--Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.



In addition to archival sound from the civil rights movement, we hear interviews with King associates Dr. Vincent Harding, a King speechwriter and first director of the King Center in Atlanta; Dorothy Cotton, who served as Education Director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; and Rev. John Cartwright, a theology classmate of King. The second segment provides reflections on Rev. King's inspiration for non-violent change, Mahatma Gandhi of India. Again, archival audio is blended with fascinating remarks by Gandhi's grandson, Dr. Arun Gandhi, who as a troubled youth was tutored for an hour each day by his famous grandfather. He was interviewed at the University of Rochester, where Dr. Gandhi directs the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence.
Arun gandhi Vincent harding Dorothy cotton
Arun Gandhi Vincent Harding Dorothy Cotton

More information and teaching guides can be found at the sites below:

edsitement.neh.gov/
view_lesson_plan.asp?id=326

Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Power of Nonviolence

www.lagcc.cuny.edu/ctl/mlk/curriculum.htm
Letter from a Birmingham Jail curriculum materials

www.stanford.edu/group/King/publications/
sermons/571117.002_Loving_Your_
Enemies.html

A Knock at Midnight: Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Loving Your Enemies" (includes audio excerpts)

www.defenselink.mil/news/Jan2002/
n01172002_200201177.html

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