Americans honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Across the US, there were scenes of people volunteering and helping others.
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Finally tonight here, as this country honors Dr. Martin Luther king Jr., we took another look today at his final Sunday sermon, worlds still poignant today. It was Dr. Martin Luther king jr.'s final Sunday sermon. Life taken four days later. But listen to what he said at Washington national cathedral 50 years ago. His words poignant then and today. It may well be that we will have to repent in this generation. Not merely for the vitriolic words and the violent actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence and indifference of the good people who sit around and said, "Wait on time." Reporter: His was a warning of what could happen because of silence and indifference. Across this country today, college students from Barry college in Rome, Georgia, volunteering. In Florida, preparing 10,000 meals. And in Oakland, California, and in so many places, signs of new life. Of hope. And Dr. King in that final sermon. However dark it is, however deep the angry feelings are and the violet explosions are, I can still sing, "We shall overcome." We shall overcome because the arc of moral universe is long but it twenlds towards justice. And we thank you for watching here on this Monday night. I'm David Muir. I hope to see you right back here tomorrow. From all of us here, have a good

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