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Andrew Young Reflects On His Friend, Martin Luther King Jr.

Former Atlanta Mayor and U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young, shown in a 2018 photo, talked with WABE’s Sam Whitehead on "All Things Considered" to share his thoughts and memories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Former Atlanta Mayor and U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young, shown in a 2018 photo, talked with WABE’s Sam Whitehead on "All Things Considered" to share his thoughts and memories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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People all over the country took time Monday to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., including those who knew him personally.

Andrew Young was a close friend of King’s and a key figure himself in the civil rights movement.

The former U.S. congressman, Atlanta mayor and U.N. ambassador sat down with Sam Whitehead on “All Things Considered” to share his reflections on King on the federal holiday commemorating his life and work.