Plagiarism Seen by Scholars In King's Ph.D. Dissertation.
Yes, there is credible evidence that King plagiarized some materials he incorporated into his PhD. His dissertation, written at Boston University, contained sources that were poorly attributed and.
The simple 107 page expose': THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, jr., PLAGIARISM STORY (1994) by Theodore Pappas, is an excellent work which showed how far left-wing fascism and liberal intolerance pervades the American academic community (except when it comes to expousing their own agenda).
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AS REVEALED IN HIS CRITICAL THINKING ON THEOLOGY, HISTORY, AND ETHICS By George Russell Seay, Jr. Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Vanderbilt University In partial fulfillment of the requirements For the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY in Religion December 2008 Nashville, Tennessee Approved.
King's character and career. He speaks of “the authentic achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr.” and “the glories of his brief courageous life.” (p. 19) What this book makes clear is that King, who came from a family of shysters turned preachers, began cheating, plagiarizing and otherwise lying when in high school and never gave it up.
Two examples of the figurative language used by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his I have a dream speech are, for instance in paragraph four where he says to his fellow people “America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked “insufficient funds; or how in paragraph fourteen where he says, “This sweltering summer of the negro’s legitimate discontent.
This article discusses the impact of the disclosure that Martin Luther King Jr. plagiarized substantial portions of his doctoral dissertation and other student papers. In a report published in The Wall Street Journals, scholars have discovered that King had apparently included, without sufficient attribution, many passages from other authors in his dissertation.
Presents biographer David J. Garrow interpretation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s plagiarism in his doctoral dissertation. Immaturity and insecurity of the young King; Role in the Montgomery bus boycott; Experience which gave King confidence and self-assurance.