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20th anniversary of Martin Luther King speech and march

Title
20th anniversary of Martin Luther King speech and march
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Music; Special
TX Date
28 Aug 1983
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:05:08
Description
Report on the parade/march in Washington DC to the Lincoln Memorial to mark the 20th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s famous speech advocating racial harmony. Speaking are the Reverend Jesse Jackson; Mayor of Atlanta, Andy Young; wife of Martin Luther King, Corettea Scott King. Hymn heard is When the Saints Go Marching In; Stevie Wonder sings Happy Birthday. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Andrew Young; Jesse Jackson; Stevie Wonder; Coretta Scott King
Keywords
USA; Political marches; Interethnic relations; Racial discrimination; African-American peoples; Martin Luther King; Ethnic groups; Civil and political rights; Parades; Anniversaries; Washington DC; American (cultural identity)

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