Taylor Branch Extended Interview

“I call Dr. King a modern founder in the sense that he was doing just what Jefferson and Lincoln and the other American founders were doing in their most spiritual moments…which was to confront very stubborn forms of evil and subjugation and figure out a way to transform them into equal citizenship.” Watch additional excerpts from our interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch about the many pivotal events of 1963 in the struggle for civil rights.