Marching on Washington

Lucy Barber talked about her book Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition, published by University of California Press. She… read more

Lucy Barber talked about her book Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition, published by University of California Press. She talked about the history of protest marches in Washington, D.C., beginning with the 1894 protest by “Coxey’s Army.” This protest, named after organizer Jacob Coxey, called on the government to develop a public works program for the unemployed. Ms. Barber discussed the impact of the 1894 protest and the marches that followed it, including the 1963 march for civil rights and the marches protesting the Vietnam War. Ms. Barber answered questions from members of the audience following her remarks. close

Report Video Issue

People in this video

Books

  • Your purchase helps support C-SPAN

    Click here to learn how

    C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.

    Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.

    Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.

Hosting Organization

Series

More Series
More information about

Marching on Washington

242 Views
Program ID:
171783-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 31, 2003 | 5:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 16, 2012 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Mar 31, 2003 | 5:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 07, 2003 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2003 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2012 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2012 | 5:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2012 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a Download

Marching on Washington

  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99