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    President Obama at Civil Rights Summit

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address at a three-day Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary…

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    Bill Clinton at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Bill Clinton gave the closing address on the second day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin,…

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    Jimmy Carter at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Jimmy Carter gave the closing address on the first day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014…

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    Book Discussion on The First to Cry Down Injustice?

    Ellen M. Eisenberg talked about her book, The First to Cry Down Injustice?: Western Jews and Japanese Removal During WWII, in which she explores the Jewish response to the removal and…

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    Washington Classroom on the Civil Rights Movement

    Students from the Washington Center and George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. 

    Representative John Lewis (D-GA), an…

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    Open Phones with Barbara Shores

    Barbara Shores, daughter of Birmingham civil rights attorney Arthur Shores, talked about the September 15, 1963, bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and its…

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    Open Phones with Doug Jones

    Doug Jones, Jr., talked about the September 15, 1963, bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and its importance to the civil rights movement. He spoke by…

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    16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Commemoration Ceremony

    An official ceremony was held at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, to commemorated the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the church by segregationists on September 15,…

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    16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Wreath-Laying Ceremony

    As part of a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bombing at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, a wreath was laid outside the church at the spot where a…

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    Open Phones with Glenn Eskew, Part 2

    Glenn Eskew talked about the September 15, 1963, bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and its importance to the civil rights movement. He spoke by remote…

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    Open Phones with Ahmad Ward

    Ahmad Ward spoke by video link about the September 15, 1963, bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and its importance to the civil rights movement. He was…

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    Unveiling of Four Little Girls Memorial

    A memorial to the four little girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing was unveiled. The Four Spirits sculpture, made by Elizabeth MacQueen, was installed in Kelly Ingram…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring 1963 Birmingham Bombing Victims

    House and Senate leaders posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the victims of the 1963 16th St. Baptist Church bombing. On September 15, 1963, shortly after the…

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    Race in America

    To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, civil rights advocates talked about the state of the civil rights movements. They discussed the previous reenactment of…

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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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    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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    Reflections from the March on Washington

    Several Americans who participated in the August 28, 1963, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom told their stories at an event marking the 50th anniversary of the event.

    “I Was…

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    Hillary Clinton at American Bar Association

    At the annual American Bar Association conference, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received the highest award of the ABA, the 2013 ABA Medal, for conspicuous service in the cause…

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    Economic Goals and the Civil Rights Movement

    Representative Keith Ellison (D-IL) delivered the keynote speech at an event which included panels on race, economic inequality, and the goals of the 1963 March on Washington.
    The August 28,…

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    Civil Rights Oral History of Dorie and Joyce Ladner

    Elaine Nichols talked about the background and context of an oral history interview given by Dorie and Joyce Ladner, civil rights activists as young women in the early 1960s. The interview…

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