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Here’s a Rare Martin Luther King Jr. Interview on Merv Griffin Show in 1967 (VIDEO)

Here’s a Rare Martin Luther King Jr. Interview on the Merv Griffin Show in 1967

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Screen capture of rare video Martin Luther King Jr. being interviewed by Merv Griffin

Today I have a special treat for you.

I thought about it and I don’t think I’ve ever seen any video clips of Martin Luther King Jr. where he is just talking and/or joking. I’ve just seen clips of his speeches or sermons.

That’s why I really like this 11:34 minute video of him talking to talk show host Merv Griffin.

In this interview, Martin Luther King Jr. shares about his family life, his work in the church at that point in his life, and his opinions of Civil Rights and it’s impact on the culture.

I think you’ll find it as interesting and insightful as I did.

Here’s a description of this video for you…

Martin Luther King Jr. Interview- Civil Rights (Merv Griffin Show 1967)

Here is an expanded and newly transferred version of Merv’s interview with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We recently discovered the lost master tape of this show and we’ve had it newly transferred. This is stunning quality compared to what we had earlier and we’re thrilled to have found the original master and that this important piece of American history is now preserved in pristine condition. Kudos to DC Video in L.A. for their stellar work. In this segment Dr. King shares with Merv his take on the then-current state of the Civil Rights movement in America. Merv Griffin had over 5000 guests appear on his show from 1963-1986. Footage from the Merv Griffin Show is available for licensing to all forms of media through Reelin’ In The Years Productions.


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