You know about the historical figure. Now, here's your chance to get to know the man. On Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1989, Oprah interviewed civil rights greats who worked and lived alongside Dr. King. Watch as the participants—including Lerone Bennett Jr., Dr. Dorothy Cotton, the Rev. C.T. Vivian and the Rev. Ralph Abernathy—share funny and moving stories about the great leader, from what he was like in college to how he wanted to be remembered.
Original airdate: January 16, 1989