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Faygo
01-16-2012, 06:35 AM
(from a homeschooling email list I am on):

FYI for those families interested. In honor of MLK holiday, the History Channel is showing a 2 hour program on MLK entitled King on Monday, January 16, 2012,. This program is scheduled to be broadcast twice from 8-10am and 2-4pm. See below summary for program details.

King: King
Tom Brokaw brings to life the epic story of one of the most important figures in history. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr., relive his remarkable journey for civil rights starting from the moment he reluctantly joined the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. See his rise as a world figure, to his tragic death in Memphis at age 39. Interviews with Andrew Young, Harry Belafonte and Martin Luther King lll will be included. Celebrity activists such as Bono, Be Be Winans and Forest Whitaker will appear in a montage of music and historical speeches that add a contemporary flair to this historical program. For more details, check out the History Channel website, http://www.history.com/

hockeymom
01-16-2012, 08:28 AM
Cool, thanks! I just turned it on...