Playboy Interview: Martin Luther King Jr.

Shortly after winning the Nobel Peace Prize, King sat for what would be the longest interview he ever gave to the press.

  1. Part I

    “A strong man must be militant as well as moderate. He must be a realist as well as an idealist. If I am to merit the trust invested in me by some of my race, I must be both of these things.”

  2. Part II

    “One cannot be in my position, looked to by some for guidance, without being constantly reminded of the awesomeness of its responsibility. I live with one deep concern: Am I making the right decisions?”