9 episodes

April 4th, 2018 marks 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to death at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn. A deep look at the last year of King’s life, reveals the forces working against him, the stresses of leadership, and the work that was left undone. At a time when protests, police response and government accountability have surged back into the news, King’s life and work have never been more relevant.

King's Last March American Public Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5, 98 Ratings

April 4th, 2018 marks 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to death at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn. A deep look at the last year of King’s life, reveals the forces working against him, the stresses of leadership, and the work that was left undone. At a time when protests, police response and government accountability have surged back into the news, King’s life and work have never been more relevant.

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
98 Ratings

98 Ratings

Jack_McCoy ,

Superlative

This show is wonderful, w/ lots of archival audio. It busts many myths about King; important for people to understand that a lot of the American public either hated King or was indifferent. King was also a changing man in the last years of his life. I love how this show is bite sized and not too bloated or long like many podcasts. This is an A++ level audio documentary. Highest possible recommendation.

timvoth ,

Awesome.

I thought I knew the story. I clearly did not. Riveting audio and heart wrenching drama. He was an incredible man - and this is a fantastic podcast.

PeacefulWarrior73 ,

Worth your time

A must listen, eye opening. So much had changed but still so far to go.

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