March on Washington
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the March on Washington, or The Great March on Washington, was held in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, August 28, 1963. The purpose of the march was to stand up for civil and economic rights for African Americans during a time when racism was still prevalent throughout society. At the march, Martin Luther King Jr. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
March on Washington has hosted 7 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1963 Vignette. The year with the most events was 1993 with three events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 1993 with an average of 1,162 views per video. Most appearances with Jesse Jackson (5), Walter E. Fauntroy (5), Coretta Scott King (4). Most common tags: King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr., Minorities, African Americans.