1963 March on Washington

This video originally aired on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.

About This Video

A 20 minute documentary on the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The march was organized to push for comprehensive civil rights including public school desegregation, voting rights protections and a federal program to train and place unemployed workers. It was at this march that civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.
 

Keywords

Minorities & Equal Opportunity, Civil Rights, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., African Americans, Unemployment

Related Subjects/Topics

  • U.S. History
  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Rights
  • Political Participation

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