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<p>In The Speech, author Gary Younge explores the history of the “I have a dream” speech.</p>

In The Speech, author Gary Younge explores the history of the “I have a dream” speech.

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Legacy of the ‘dream’: New book studies Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous oration

Fifty years after the March on Washington, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s "I have a dream" speech stands out as the most memorable moment in the historic gathering — and perhaps in the entire Civil Rights Movement. But the "dream" refrain that made it so famous almost never happened.