AirTalk for August 28, 2013

NPR Special Coverage of the March on Washington anniversary events

Martin Luther King Jr.

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File: Martin Luther King Jr. waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963.

Washington DC will be buzzing on Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The most notable event will be at the Lincoln Memorial, where Martin Luther King Jr. once stood and sounded out his dream for racial equality. Fifty years later, President Barack Obama and former U.S. presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter are set to speak at this same spot and pay tribute to this historic day.

This event will be broadcast live during AirTalk.  

Were you at the March 50 years ago or did you watch it on television? How has social rights moved forward since that date? What more needs to be done? What is your dream for the country now?


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