1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was on August 28, 1963. The march was organized to push for comprehensive civil rights… read more

The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was on August 28, 1963. The march was organized to push for comprehensive civil rights including public school desegregation, voting rights protections, and a federal program to train and place unemployed workers. It was at this march that civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.

This 20-minute U.S. Information Agency Film on the march was courtesy of the National Archives. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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307539-1
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 25, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 26, 2013

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  • Aug 25, 2012 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2012 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2012 | 7:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2012 | 3:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2012 | 11:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2012 | 7:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2013 | 3:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2013 | 12:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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