March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Rick Lee
Part of March on Washington.
Rick Lee recalls the early days of network radio experiments, and his support of the March on Washington broadcast from WGBH-FM. Mr. Lee was interviewed at the WGBH Radio studios in Boston, Massachusetts.
- March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Interview with Rick Lee
- 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 movements--United States--History--20th Century
- Public Radio--United States--History.
- United States--Politics and government--1961-1963
- March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
- WGBH (Radio station : Boston, Mass.)
- Demonstrations--Law and legislation--United States
- Civil rights
- Boston (Mass.)
- Event Coverage
- Race and Ethnicity
- Social Issues
- Lee, Rick (Interviewee)
- Publication Information
- WGBH Educational Foundation
- Chicago: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Rick Lee,” GBH Archives, accessed March 23, 2023, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_321564397D4D4CA4A6060558ACCED19C.
- MLA: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Rick Lee.” GBH Archives. Web. March 23, 2023. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_321564397D4D4CA4A6060558ACCED19C>.
- APA: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Rick Lee. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_321564397D4D4CA4A6060558ACCED19C