March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Al Hulsen
Part of March on Washington.
Al Hulsen reported from around Washington D.C. on the day of the March, and shares the personal significance of this landmark event. Mr. Hulsen was a producer and journalist from WGBH-FM in Boston in 1963. He was interviewed at Puget Sound Public Radio, KUOW 94.9 FM, in Seattle, Washington on April 29, 2011.
- March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Interview with Al Hulsen
- 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
- Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
- United States--Politics and government--1961-1963
- Civil rights movements United States History 20th century
- Demonstrations--Law and legislation--United States
- Public radio--United States--History.
- March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
- Civil rights movement
- Washington, DC
- Event Coverage
- Social Issues
- Race and Ethnicity
- Hulsen, Al (Interviewee)
- Publication Information
- WGBH Educational Foundation
- Chicago: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Al Hulsen,” 04/29/2011, GBH Archives, accessed September 21, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_B29FCE218ACD4F0686969643B235B941.
- MLA: “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Al Hulsen.” 04/29/2011. GBH Archives. Web. September 21, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_B29FCE218ACD4F0686969643B235B941>.
- APA: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Interview with Al Hulsen. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_B29FCE218ACD4F0686969643B235B941