Media, Memory and the March on Washington

Academic scholars and journalists who covered the March on Washington August 28, 1963, provided their perspectives on the Reverend Martin… read more

Academic scholars and journalists who covered the March on Washington August 28, 1963, provided their perspectives on the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, famous “I Have a Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. They showed slides and videos as they examined how in the last 50 years the speech and March had been portrayed, represented, and understood in the media, by journalists, in popular culture, and the classroom.

“Media, Memory, and the March on Washington: How We Teach and What We Learn about the Speech that Changed America” was a program of the National Communication Association in partnership with the Newseum Institute, held at the Newseum. close

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Media, Memory and the March on Washington

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Program ID:
314105-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 25, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 26, 2013

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  • Aug 25, 2013 | 3:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2013 | 12:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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