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March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Caroline Isber

Part of March on Washington.

03/07/2011

Caroline Isber remembers what it was like, in 1963, being one of the few women in a profession dominated by men, and the technical feat that was the Educational Radio Network’s broadcast of the March. Ms. Isber was a Radio Producer for WGBH-FM in Boston at the time of the March. She was interviewed in Washington D.C. on March 7, 2011.


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March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Title

Interview with Caroline Isber

Series Description

Educational Radio Network coverage of the 8/28/1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom featured an estimated 250,000 peaceful demonstrators walking from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial to hear a political call to arms for economic equality and civil rights for African Americans. Credited with being the final impetus to the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the event famously ended with Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech. Series release date: 8/28/1963

Duration

00:14:23

Asset Type

Raw audio

Media Type

Audio

Subjects
Civil rights
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
Demstrations--Law and legislation
Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th Century
Public Radio--United States--History.
Women radio producers and directors
United States--Politics and government--1961-1963
Reminiscing
WGBH (Radio station : Boston, Mass.)
Civil rights movement
Locations
Washington (D.C.)
Genres
Event Coverage
Topics
Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Contributors
Isber, Caroline (Interviewee)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Caroline Isber,” 03/07/2011, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_168313257D594FA6912DEDEF48AFF83A.
MLA: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Caroline Isber.” 03/07/2011. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_168313257D594FA6912DEDEF48AFF83A>.
APA: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Caroline Isber. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_168313257D594FA6912DEDEF48AFF83A
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