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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

50th Anniversary Of March On Washington

Note: Now that the event has ended, we have removed the live video stream.

Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington (video below).

The “Let Freedom Ring” commemoration today on the National Mall in Washington marked the anniversary with speeches and performances by people including President Obama, civil rights leaders and members of the King family (full video here).

Audio of Here & Now’s two hours of special coverage is available above. See more stories on the anniversary here.

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