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Civil Rights in 2005: Where Are the Leaders?

As the nation marks the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., this week, fresh attention is paid to the current state of the civil rights movement, and its leaders. Hear Andrew Hacker, author of the 1992 book Two Nations; Claybourne Carson, director of the Martin Luther King Papers Project at Stanford University; and NPR's Jennifer Ludden.

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Jennifer Ludden
Jennifer Ludden helps edit energy and environment stories for NPR's National Desk, working with NPR staffers and a team of public radio reporters across the country. They track the shift to clean energy, state and federal policy moves, and how people and communities are coping with the mounting impacts of climate change.