March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 17 of 17
Part of March on Washington.
The Educational Radio Network / ERN's coverage of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Martin Luther King, Jr. introduction and speech: I have a dream...
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- March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Part 17 of 17
- 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
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Civil rights
- King, Martin Luther, Jr.
- Speeches, addresses, etc., American
- Civil rights leaders
- Washington (D.C.)
- Event Coverage
- Social Issues
- Race and Ethnicity
- King, Martin Luther, Jr. (Speaker)
- Publication Information
- WGBH Educational Foundation
- Chicago: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 17 of 17,” 08/28/1963, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 21, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_76C3B93B557D4976A032C27C72ACED18.
- MLA: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 17 of 17.” 08/28/1963. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 21, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_76C3B93B557D4976A032C27C72ACED18>.
- APA: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 17 of 17. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_76C3B93B557D4976A032C27C72ACED18