January 19, 1987 - the Battle of Basra continues in the seemingly endless (going on 7 year) Iran-Iraq War. A suspect in the TWA Flight 847 Hijacking in 1985 is being held in Bonn, West Germany. Fears of terrorist reprisals. U.S. entry in Americas Cup wins latest round. Long Island Railroad on strike for 2nd day. 22,000 Steelworkers urged to approve new contact with USX. Dollar sinks to new low in Tokyo and Martin Luther King's Birthday is celebrated in 37 states.
Dr. Martin Luther King in a debate with Southern Writer/Editor James J. Kilpatrick on the use of no-violent protest and the Lunchcounter sit-ins, as originally broadcast on The Nation's Future - November 26, 1960.