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Segment (March on Washington: 40 Years Later) #736363

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The March on Washington 40 years later featured; scenes shown from 1963 & the mall today. [Today, Representative John LEWIS - recalls the sea of people standing together, Dr. Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech, talking about changing his own speech; states he longs for the sense of passion in the 1960s because we are too complacent now.] [In 1963, KING - speaks about "now is the time."] [In 1963, LEWIS - speaks about wanting our freedom now.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with civil rights figure Andrew Young about the march. [From Atlanta, YOUNG - says we did not think the march would be a big deal; recalls we were anxious about who would show up in Washington, but it turned out to be a national movement; calls it a "holy moment"; explains why the march must continue.]

Brown, Aaron;
Karl, Jonathan

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