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March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 14 of 17

Part of March on Washington.

08/28/1963

Highlights from the Educational Radio Network / ERN's coverage of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.


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Series
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Title

Part 14 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

Duration

01:07:18

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Subjects
Civil rights
Demonstrations
African Americans
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963.
Locations
Washington (D.C.)
Genres
Event Coverage
Topics
Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Contributors
Greeley, Dana McLean (Speaker)
Geezey, George (Reporter)
Price, Mike (Reporter)
Davis, Malcolm (Reporter)
Holmes, Odetta (Musician)
Goodman, George W. (Reporter)
Isber, Caroline (Producer)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 14 of 17,” 08/28/1963, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_F04F9F2C56AE49738BFA0DA1089A09C5.
MLA: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 14 of 17.” 08/28/1963. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_F04F9F2C56AE49738BFA0DA1089A09C5>.
APA: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 14 of 17. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_F04F9F2C56AE49738BFA0DA1089A09C5
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