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March on Washington / 50th Anniversary #1064565

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013
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(Washington: Lester Holt) The gathering in Washington, DC on this 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech reviewed; scenes shown of the marchers, including Edith Lee-Payne††, Dwight Flowers†† & Laurie Brenner††, photographer Rowland Scherman††, singers Peter Yarrow†† & Paul Stookey†† with the parents of Trayvon Martin and Newtown parent Mark Barden††, the bell-ringing; historical footage & photos shown. [President OBAMA, Representative John LEWIS, activist Medgar Evers’ widow Myrlie EVERS-WILLIAMS††, King family MEMBER, former President Bill CLINTON, Caroline KENNEDY – speak.] [BRENNER, former park ranger Gordon GUNDRUM††– comment.] NBC’s Dream Day Project mentioned.
Holt, Lester

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