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March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 7 of 17

Part of March on Washington.

08/28/1963

The Educational Radio Network / ERN's coverage of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Seventh of fifteen hours of broadcast: 2:58:30 P.M. - 3:56:00 P.M. Whitney Young, Roy Wilkins, Mahalia Jackson, Rabbi Prinz, and the introduction to Martin Luther King Jr.


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Series
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Title

Part 7 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

00:41:13

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Subjects
National Urban League
African Americans--Politics and government--20th century
Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Civil rights movement
United States--Politics and government--1961-1963
Civil rights
American Jewish Congress
Segregation
Locations
Washington (D.C.)
Genres
Event Coverage
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
Contributors
Prinz, Joachim (Speaker)
Jackson, Mahalia (Speaker)
Young, Whitney M. (Speaker)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 7 of 17,” 08/28/1963, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_FDC80454052747988DEA7F89F4D23B9F.
MLA: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 7 of 17.” 08/28/1963. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_FDC80454052747988DEA7F89F4D23B9F>.
APA: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Part 7 of 17. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_FDC80454052747988DEA7F89F4D23B9F
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