Martin Luther King Audio Tapes Found in Tennessee Attic

The civil rights leader talked about the impact of the restaurant sit-in movement in 1960.
3:00 | 08/23/12

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I think the movement. Represents. Struggle on the highest level of dignity and discipline. A voice revered immediately recognized and found in -- Chattanooga attic. A few months ago -- -- was looking through dusty boxes in his father's attic and found this hidden treasure true. -- father had interviewed doctor Martin Luther -- in December of 1960. He spoke of the impact of the restaurant sit in movement. I'm contends that when the history books are written in the future -- -- Historians will have to record -- movement is one of the greatest -- of our heritage. At that time -- Holmes was a teenager who -- team when he was in Chattanooga. Holmes also served eight years as president of a local NAACP branch. And that distinctive voice and value of this recording touch him. You know the -- -- that he hit back had his forces were there were Powell put it bluntly yes rhetoric and it's symbolic meaning to written. -- -- to -- to its sale of these that they you have to do. 52 years later the real to real reporting earnings of residence and the whole racial struggle. New York City collector -- -- now and we spoke to him by phone to move. Right. Out here. -- here. And in this never before heard interview. -- had so much to say. But the thing that impresses me about the movement is. The fact that they have followed means. And grow out of the highest tradition. Nonviolence. And -- full. Memphis.

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