50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington

Dignitaries spoke at a ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary of the August 28, 1963, March on Washington for Jobs and… read more

Dignitaries spoke at a ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary of the August 28, 1963, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Following the invocation and the presentation of the colors, congressional leaders told stories of their memories of the day, and spoke about the Civil Rights Act of 1963 and the Voting Rights Act. Jessye Norman performed the song “He’s Got Whole World in His Hands.” A clip from the PBS documentary The March was shown. close

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

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50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington

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Program ID:
314298-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 31, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jul 31, 2013 | 2:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2013 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 31, 2013 | 3:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2013 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 27, 2013 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 2013 | 11:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2013 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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