American Experience

Dr. King Launches the Poor People's Campaign

Clip: Season 22 Episode 7 | 2m 14s

Martin Luther King, Jr launched the Poor People's Campaign in 1968 to fight poverty.

Aired: 05/02/10

Rating: NR

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