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March on Washington / 50th Anniversary #1064548

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013
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(Washington: Scott Pelley) The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech noted; scenes from today and 50 years ago shown. [President OBAMA – speaks.]

(Washington: Jeff Pegues) The gathering in Washington, DC reviewed; scenes shown of the marchers, the speakers, including Lynda†† Johnson Robb, Caroline Kennedy, former Presidents Jimmy Carter & Bill Clinton and Representative John Lewis, and the bell-ringing. [Attendees Edith Hill CANNON‡, Bill TATE - comment.] [CLINTON – says this march and that speech changed America.] [LEWIS – says a change has come.]

(Washington: Scott Pelley) The advances in civil rights after King’s speech noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Pegues, Jeff

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