On the 45th anniversary, day to day, of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech from the Lincoln Memorial, Barack Obama accepts the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in Denver, Colorado, before a crowd of 80,000 people.
Watch the introduction to his speech and the speech itself here.
See the text of the speech here.
Watch Dr. Martin Luther King (August 28, 1963) here. And listen to an NPR feature about the March on Washington.
Ed Pilkington's commentary on August 28, 2008: "People still see things in black and white," Guardian (August 28, 2008).