President Lyndon Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr. on August 6, 1965, the day President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act

President Lyndon Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr. on August 6, 1965, the day President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act

As a top aide to Martin Luther King, Jr., Andrew Young has witnessed history and made his own. He and his godson, Kabir Sehgal discuss their new book of conversations about race, civil rights, faith and leadership.

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  • Kabir Sehgal served as special assistant to Senator Max Cleland and on the John Kerry presidential campaign. He is author of "Jazzocracy: Jazz, Democracy, and the Creation of a New American Mythology."
  • Andrew Young former U-N Ambassador, civil rights leader, and mayor of Atlanta

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