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1963 March on Washington


AIR DATE: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
OVERVIEW:

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