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    Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication

    At the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the national mall, participants spoke about the legacy of the Reverend King and the civil rights movement.
    This…

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    Million Man March

    Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the Mall, and speeches by African-American men from all walks of…

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    Realize the Dream Rally and March

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke at the Lincoln Memorial at a “Realize the Dream” commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington…

    2,447 views
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    Millions for Reparations March

    Participants held a rally on the National Mall to call for reparations for slavery in the U.S. Speakers talked about the state of racism in the U.S., and the need to redress wrongs of the…

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    Millions More Movement, Afternoon

    The Millions More Movement commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March on the National Mall with speeches and performances highlighting the theme of reparation, repair,…

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    Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication, Closing Ceremony

    At the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, speakers made closing remarks.

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    President-Elect Obama Speech at Lincoln Memorial

    President-Elect Barack Obama spoke at a pre-inaugural celebration at the Lincoln Memorial. He spoke about the significance or the monuments on the national mall, the nation at a…

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    Millions More Movement, Morning

    The Millions More Movement commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March on the National Mall with speeches and performances highlighting the theme of reparation, repair,…

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    Rolling Thunder Rally

    At an annual rally at the Lincoln Memorial, Rolling Thunder members and others spoke about missing and fallen comrades, current military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, and vowed to…

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    Lincoln Memorial 200th Birthday Ceremony

    A ceremony “Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of President Abraham Lincoln” was held by the National Park Service and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission…

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    Promise Keepers Rally

    Men from around the United States and others gathered to pray for themselves, their families and the nation. They heard remarks on religious themes, including God, sinfulness,…

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    Book Discussion on The Zookeepers Wife

    Diane Ackerman talked about her book The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story, published by W.W. Norton. In the book she tells the story of Jan Zabinski, the director of the Warsaw Zoo,…

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    Earth Day 25th Anniversary Rally

    In 1970, Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson organized a nation-wide day designed to bring awareness to environmental and conservation issues. He also opened an office for promoting…

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    Korean War Veterans Panel

    A panel of Korean War Vetrans talked about journalist and historian David Halberstam’s final book, The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War, published by Hyperion. David…

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    Rolling Thunder Rally

    Rolling Thunder held its annual Memorial Day rally honoring U.S. veterans, prisoners of war and those missing in action. It was described as a demonstration of the First Amendment…

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    Realize the Dream Rally and March Opening

    Opening remarks before civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke at the Lincoln Memorial at a “Realize the Dream” commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the…

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    Millennium on the Mall Opening Ceremony

    Participants gathered to mark the beginning of a new century. Choirs, bands and entertainers performed for the crowd and Mrs. Clinton described a time capsule which was created…

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    World War II Panel

    A panel talked about the book, The War, published by Knopf. Based on the PBS documentary film of the same name directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, The War offered a ground-level…

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    Book Discussion on Supreme Conflict

    Jan Crawford Greenburg talked about her book, Supreme Conflict, published by Penguin. In her book Jan Crawford Greenberg examined the inner workings of the Supreme Court. Based on…

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    Stand for Children Rally

    Children, parents, teachers and representatives of many organizations rallied to show their support of children. No politicians were invited to speak at the rally. The 2,000-voice…

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