MLK's 'Dream' Speech: Why We'd Probably Get Sued If We Played It

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Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" Speech Is Fiercely Copyrighted

  • 01/20/2014 09:32 AM EST U.S.

On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King stood on the steps of the Lincoln Monument and delivered one of the most famous speeches in history, "I Have A Dream." And now, that passionate speech about freedom is one of the most fiercely copyrighted bits of writing out there. Seriously, we might get sued just for publishing this.