What You didn't Know about MLK's Dream Speech

This week is the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" Speech. The speech is a treasure of American history that demonstrates both how far we have come with civil rights and  how much further we need to go.

"I have a dream" has engrained itself in most of our memories as the iconic phrase of the civil rights movement, but few know that it almost didn't make it into King's speech. Read all about the first draft of the speech and other facts about the march on Washington at cnn.com and check out our pictures of MLK at Science Source.