Hope & Fury: MLK, the Movement & the Media

Hope & Fury

A 2 hour documentary produced by NBC News and hosted by Lester Holt, that marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., by exploring how the TV networks in the late ’50s began to cover the civil rights movement, and how King’s tactics forced them to do so. It also compares the Civil Rights movement to present day events. Watch the trailer.