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March On Washington / Anniversary #322920

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 27, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) 1963 march on Washington and Martin Luther King, Junior's "I have a dream" speech recalled. Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Whitaker) Demonstration in Washington, DC to celebrate 25th anniversary of march featured; scenes shown. [Coretta Scott KING - says we still have a dream.] Governor Michael Dukakis and Jesse Jackson shown marching together. [JACKSON - says Vice President George Bush is not here.] [DUKAKIS - campaigns.] [Ben. HOOKS - says we shall overcome.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Bruce Morton) Changes in civil rights since 1963 march reported; scenes shown from today and from 1963. [In 1963, KING - makes speech about American] [Southern Christian Leadership Conference spokesperson Reverend Joseph LOWERY - says everything and nothing has changed.] [1963 march leader A. Philip RANDOLPH - speaks on civil rights.] [LOWERY - says too few blacks have the economy means.] [Martin Luther KING III - reflects on poverty.] [In 1963, KING - speaks.] [On CBS News "Nightwatch", columnist Haynes JOHNSON - recalls 1963march.] [Governor Bill CLINTON - says economy equality for blacks has not been achieved.] [Civil rights historian Stephen OATES - comments.] Marches, themes &songs then and now contrasted; scenes shown. [KING - says "I have a dream."]

Reporter(s):
Morton, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob;
Whitaker, Bill
Duration:
00:05:00

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