Alert
Close

Top the Treasure Hunt leaderboard by 5 p.m. Friday to win a $100 gift card! Learn more

Highlights

Open
AARP Real Possibilities

 

FREE FUN!

AARP Games - Play Now!

Contests and
Sweeps

Safe Driving in 2014 Sweepstakes

Learn how AARP Driver Safety can help you stay safe—and enter for a chance to win $1,000. See official rules. 

Car buying made easy with the AARP Auto Buying Program

MOST POPULAR

Viewed

Prime Time Radio

Martin Luther King Jr. and Vietnam

Historian explores the civil rights leader's commitment to nonviolence at home and abroad

Martin Luther King, Jr Delivering His

MLK's antiwar stance riled President Lyndon Johnson — Bob Adelman/Corbis

The name Martin Luther King Jr. is synonymous with nonviolence. Even as other leaders of the civil rights movement advocated more militant tactics, King stood for peace — both in the United States and other countries.

In an interview with Mike Cuthbert of Prime Time Radio, Pulitzer Prize winning historian Taylor Branch explains how King's commitment to nonviolence led him to speak out against the Vietnam War — and incur the fury of President Lyndon B. Johnson.

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

Today's News

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Grandson (8-9) whispering to grandfather, close-up

Members save 20% on digital hearing aids with AARP® Hearing Care Program from HearUSA.

AARP Discounts on Consumer Cellular Phones and Plans

Members save 5% on monthly service and usage charges with Consumer Cellular.

Woman holding smartphone in city, Google map tool

Members can locate discounts via the AARP® Member Advantages Offer Finder mobile app.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.