A look at the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
(KPLR) – This week’s episode of The Pulse Of St. Louis focuses on the 50th anniversary of the March On Washington, August 28, 1963. More than 250-thousand people converged on the National Mall in Washington D.C. demanding jobs and freedom. It was during that historic event that Civil Rights Leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his world famous, I Have A Dream speech. We’ll take a look at the progress that’s been made over the last fifty years and what needs to be accomplished moving forward.
President Obama Address the crowd Remembering the March on Washington
Panel Discusses the March on Washington in 1963 and the Future
Why Does Dr. King’s Speech Strike A Cord Around the Globe
Should President Obama Lead The Charge For Civil Rights
Viewers Mail and Thoughts on the March on Washington and Civil Rights
Panels Final Thoughts on the March on Washington and The Future of Civil Rights