Hume to recite: ‘I have a dream’

Professor John Hume, pictured at a celebration event at the University of Ulster's Magee Campus marking the 75th birthday of the Nobel Laureate earlier this year, the centenary of Thomas P. O'Neill's birthday and the plans to establish the John Hume and Thomas P.O'Neill Chair in Peace at the University.  PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 9.9.12
Professor John Hume, pictured at a celebration event at the University of Ulster's Magee Campus marking the 75th birthday of the Nobel Laureate earlier this year, the centenary of Thomas P. O'Neill's birthday and the plans to establish the John Hume and Thomas P.O'Neill Chair in Peace at the University. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 9.9.12
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John Hume is to recite sections of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech in a BBC broadcast to mark 50 years since it was delivered.

Mr Hume will join Dalai Lama, Doreen Lawrence, Malala Yousafzai, Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Ndileka, Congressman John Lewis, a civil rights activist who also spoke that day, singer Joan Baez and writer Maya Angelou. The BBC Radio 4 broadcast will air at 9am on Wednesday and then at 2.30pm on the BBC World Service.