ATLANTA -- The former mayor of Atlanta recently sat down with 11Alive's Karyn Greer and spoke about Dr. Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech.
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Andrew Young served as mayor and U.N. ambassador from 1981-1989. He told Karyn Greer that the speech is certainly the most significant speech that has occurred in America's 250 year history.
"It stands with the Gettysburg Address," Young said, "with Franklin Roosevelt's 'We have nothing to fear except fear itself' and it may even be more significant because it ignited an international dream."