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The March

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Sun., February 26, 2017
1:00 am
(60 minutes)

The March  

A remembrance of the 1963 March on Washington, the massive gathering in Washington, D.C., in support of racial and economic equality that is perhaps best known for Martin Luther King Jr.'s stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. The documentary details the behind-the-scenes story of the event, including how it almost didn't come to pass; features rare archival footage; and includes remarks from many participants, including Harry Belafonte, Rutha Mae Harris, Norman Hill and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.).

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Sun., February 26, 2017
1:00 am
(60 minutes)

The March  

A remembrance of the 1963 March on Washington, the massive gathering in Washington, D.C., in support of racial and economic equality that is perhaps best known for Martin Luther King Jr.'s stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. The documentary details the behind-the-scenes story of the event, including how it almost didn't come to pass; features rare archival footage; and includes remarks from many participants, including Harry Belafonte, Rutha Mae Harris, Norman Hill and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.).

Clips

The March: Birmingham in Early 1963

The March: Birmingham in Early 1963

How the March on Washington's roots extend to Birmingham, Alabama.

The Civil Rights Movement Goes National

The Civil Rights Movement Goes National

How The March was organized and why Washington was picked.

The March: John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The March: John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Explore President Kennedy's evolving view of The March.

The March Committee

The March Committee

How six core organizers shaped The March

Previews

The March - Preview

The March - Preview

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.