James Earl Jones reads Walt Whitman - 92Y, New York

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James Earl Jones reads Walt Whitman

Oct 21, 1973

 Actor James Earl Jones reads passages from Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself," at 92Y in 1973. He is pictured here backstage before the reading.

In 1988, he was here again and read an excerpt of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail." Listen here

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