Anna Deavere Smith Performs MLK's 'Letter From Birmingham Jail'
50 years ago this past April, Martin Luther King wrote, and The Atlantic
published, what one scholar has called "twentieth-century America's most quoted and inspiring manifesto in defense of humane civil disobedience." In honor of the anniversary, Smith performed portions of the letter at this year's Aspen Ideas Festival.
The Atlantic 07/01/13 (video)