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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.