1968 Poor People's Campaign

The National Museum of African American History & Culture opened an exhibit looking at the 1968 “Poor People’s Campaign,” which Martin Luther… read more

1968 Poor People's Campaign The National Museum of African American History & Culture opened an exhibit looking at the 1968 “Poor People’s Campaign,” which Martin Luther King Jr. organized to shift the focus of the civil rights movement to economic issues. Reverend King was assassinated weeks before the campaign got underway in Washington, D.C. A panel of civil rights activists and Smithsonian museum staff looked at the impact of the Poor People’s Campaign as well as its legacy. close

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  • Aaron Bryant Curator National Museum of African American History and Culture->Photography
  • Lonnie G. Bunch III Founding Director National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Kinshasha Holman Conwill Deputy Director Smithsonian Institution->National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Peter B. Edelman Professor Georgetown University Law Center
  • John Gray Director Smithsonian Institution->National Museum of American History
  • Marc Morial President and CEO National Urban League
  • Marc Steiner President and CEO Center for Emerging Media
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1968 Poor People's Campaign

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Program ID:
439486-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 10, 2018 | 4:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 25, 2018 | 4:35am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 10, 2018 | 4:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2018 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2018 | 6:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2018 | 10:52pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2018 | 10:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2018 | 6:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2018 | 8:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 25, 2018 | 4:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
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