90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR news station
Top Stories:
PLEDGE NOW
Here and Now with Robin Young
Public radio's live
midday news program
With sponsorship from
Mathworks - Accelerating the pace of engineering and science
Accelerating the pace
of engineering and science
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.

Guests

Hear More

Watch: Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech

Related Stories

Additional Links


Please follow our community rules when engaging in comment discussion on this site.
Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

October 30 2 Comments

How Athletes Are Getting ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’

Mark McClusky says for elite athletes today, pushing boundaries and breaking records is all about "the aggregation of marginal gains."

October 30 12 Comments

A Computer Model Forecasts Ebola’s Future Path

With the virus in Africa, the U.S. and Europe, experts have created a computer model to predict where it could go next.

October 29 Comment

Reporter Crosses Into Syria To Tell Stories Of Fighters

Holly Williams of CBS discusses some of the people she's interviewed, including women soldiers on the frontlines.

October 29 9 Comments

How Far Have We Come Since The Financial Crisis?

Or are we already going backwards? We ask Michael Lewis, author of books including "Flash Boys" and "Liar's Poker."