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The March on Washington (1963)

Director: James Blue
Actors: Martin Luther King Jr, Joan Baez, Burt Lancaster, Roy Wilkins, Peter Paul and Mary
Runtime: 20 min.

Scenes from the March on Washington on August 28, 1963, where more than 250,000 people gathered. This documentary features excerpts from speakers and performers including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Joan Baez, Burt Lancaster and others.

Trivia: Officially known as The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the event was organized to demand an end to segregation, fair wages and economic justice, voting rights, education, and civil rights protections. The march culminated in Martin Luther King Jr's famous I Have a Dream speech, only the first words of which are shown here.