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The March on Washington: 51 Years On

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Palo Alto, CA

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On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 demonstrators took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in the nation's capital. During this event, Martin Luther King delivered his memorable ''I Have a Dream'' speech. We remember the historic event with a collection of speeches, interviews, and remembrances

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English


Episodes

The National Mall: America's Gathering Place

8/26/2013
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As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in 1963, Kojo Nnamdi explores the challenges of maintaining the Mall as both the country's most-visited open space and its favorite place to protest. (The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU)

Duration: 00:40:00


The Last Survivng Speaker Remembers

8/26/2013
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A special hour of On Point featuring Congressman John Lewis - the last living speaker from the March on Washington. (On Point, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00