March 30, 2018

MLK Visit to Cold War Berlin

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Visit to Cold War Berlin (1964)
Martin Klimke
Professor of History at NYU
Abu Dhabi
April 8, 2018 5:00 pm Aula,
Ely Hall, Vassar College

In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination, Professor Klimke will discuss the impact of Dr. King’s visit to Cold War Berlin in 1964. Klimke is the author of numerous books on transnational protest movements, processes of cultural transfer, and global networks of dissent. His most recent book is: Handbook of the Global Sixties.

Poughkeepsie poet Gold Wilkerson will recite one of her poems she wrote in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.