King and Obama: Eleven Things in Common

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Opponents of American War Efforts

King: In 1967, King gave a controversial speech entitled "Beyond Vietnam," in which he harshly criticized the U.S. involvement in the war. His position was unpopular, but he remained critical of the war.

Obama: As an Illinois State Senator, Obama made a speech condemning the Iraq War before it even began.

(Photos: Commercial Appeal/Landov; Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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