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A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Trumpet of Conscience (Book) Summary

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The Trumpet of Conscience (Book) Summary and Analysis

This book written by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. continued the earlier discussion against the war in Vietnam, repeating many of the same arguments, and adding to them after a time of facing detractors and refining his arguments. The concerns against the Vietnamese war were based on the moral issues of war working against poverty, as it drew effort and money away from the war on poverty. He based his argument that the war was an enemy to the poor on the fact that the greatest percentage of the men fighting and dying was poor black young men who fought in a foreign country for freedoms he was not able to enjoy in his own home. The violence in the ghettos mimicked the war, with young black men facing soldiers and guardsmen. King believed that the Peace...

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