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Washington, DC / "I have a Dream" / 50th Anniversary #1050619

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's ""I have a Dream" speech in Washington, DC, featured; photos shown of the civil rights gathering.

(Washington: Byron Pitts) Obama's speech today featured; scenes shown of MLK giving his 1963 speech and the crowd today. [OBAMA - speaks about the fair shot for the many, the magnitude of this progress.] [Former President Bill CLINTON - speaks about cooperation.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The questions today about King's "dream" and fulfillment examined; scenes shown from Washington and from MLK's '63 speech; statistics on African Americans' education, poverty and unemployment then and now cited. [Several black PEOPLE, civil right leader Andrew YOUNG - talk about the experience and the dream.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Pitts, Byron;
Thomas, Pierre

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