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    Panel Discussion on the Civil Rights Movement

    Authors talked about their books on the history of the civil rights movement. In the year marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, they explored the political and…

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    Kent Germany on Martin Luther King and President Johnson

    Professor Kent Germany was interviewed by telephone from Columbia, S.C., about President Johnson’s White House tapes and what his private telephone conversations reveal about his…

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    Letter from Birmingham Jail Reflection

    Panelists talked about the historical, cultural, theological, literary and political significance Martin Luther King Jr.'s “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” as well as how far we…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

    National Action Network held its fourth annual Washington, D.C., breakfast in honor of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel.

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    Presidential Day of Service Event

    President Obama was seen with friends and family working at a soup kitchen as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day service event. The president nted that it was the 25th…

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    Vice President Biden Remarks at Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

    The National Action Network held its fourth annual Washington, D.C., breakfast in honor of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Mayflower Renaissance…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Wreath-Laying

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewel, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, and other religious and political leaders participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King, Jr.,…

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    Book Discussion on The Speech

    Gary Younge talked about his book, The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream, in which he examines Martin Luther King Jr.'s “I Have a Dream Speech,”…

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    50th Anniversary of March on Washington

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same spot where the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I have a…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “How has the United States changed since the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom?”
    Major Garrett…

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    Changes in America Since the 1963 March on Washington

    Michael Eric Dyson and Owen Ullman talked about changes in America since the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, and they responded to viewer phone calls and electronic…

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    50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

    Participants who were part of the early 1960s civil rights movement talked about the 1963 March on Washington, when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream”…

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    Local Impact of the March on Washington

    HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
    The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
    The Historical Society commemorates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom…

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    Clarence Lusane on the March on Washington

    Clarence Lusane, author of The Black History of the White House, talked about the impact of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the modern…

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