March on Washington 40th Anniversary

A ceremony was held to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the March on Washington in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall with speeches by… read more

A ceremony was held to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the March on Washington in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall with speeches by many dignitaries. The event included music and Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream Speech.” (The actual anniversary is August 28th). Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), who spoke at the 1963 March, organized the event. 

250,000 people gathered on the National Mall on August 28,1963 for the March on Washington. close

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March on Washington 40th Anniversary

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Program ID:
177534-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 26, 2003
Last Aired:
Dec 26, 2003

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  • Jul 26, 2003 | 11:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 27, 2003 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 28, 2003 | 9:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2003 | 4:29pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 26, 2003 | 3:32am EST | C-SPAN 1
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