Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hollywood Palladium February 26, 1965

Audio from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech on February 26, 1965, 9 days before Selma, when he addressed the Los Angeles World Affairs Council at a luncheon at the Hollywood Palladium.

Dr. King's speech begins at 9:35

Although he had received the Nobel Peace Prize just two months before, he was under heavy guard during his visit following the recent assassination of Malcolm X and growing tensions in Selma.

For more information on Los Angeles World Affairs Council speakers and transcripts of past events, please visit www.lawac.org.