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Historic 1963 March On Washington Rememberedi
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August 25, 2013 10:48 PM
Fifty years ago the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. led a march that changed the lives of all Americans. On August 28th, 1963 King delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech to a crowd of more than 250-thousand people in Washington. The event turned out to be a watershed moment in American history. VOA's Chris Simkins takes a look back at what was the largest demonstration for equal rights in the country's history and its impact.

Historic 1963 March On Washington Remembered

Published August 25, 2013

Fifty years ago the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. led a march that changed the lives of all Americans. On August 28th, 1963 King delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech to a crowd of more than 250-thousand people in Washington. The event turned out to be a watershed moment in American history. VOA's Chris Simkins takes a look back at what was the largest demonstration for equal rights in the country's history and its impact.