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Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations


On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington, DC, Professor Burns lauds King as a modern day founding father, standing equal to Jefferson, Adams, Madison, and Hamilton, the people who invented America, designed its government, and shaped its unique democratic experiment.


Burns, Nicholas. "A Modern Founding Father." Boston Globe, August 28, 2013.