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The march : the story of the greatest march in American history.

Gopaul, Lina, (producer.). Lawson, David (Producer), (producer.). Akomfrah, John, (director.). Washington, Denzel, 1954- (narrator.). Belafonte, Harry, 1927- (performer.). Baez, Joan, (performer.). Jones, Clarence B., 1931- (performer.). Mudd, Roger, 1928- (performer.). Winfrey, Oprah, (performer.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS : 2013.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by John Akomfrah.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring: Harry Belafonte, Joan Baez, Clarence B. Jones, Roger Mudd, and Oprah Winfrey.
Summary, etc.:
Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. This watershed event in the Civil Rights Movement helped change the face of America. The film reveals the dramatic story behind the event through the memories of key players such as Jack O'Dell, Clarence B. Jones, Julian Bond and Andrew Young. Supporters and other testimonials of the March include Harry Belafonte, Diahann Carroll, Roger Mudd, Joan Baez and Oprah Winfrey, in addition to historians, journalists, authors and ordinary citizens who joined some 250,000 Americans who thronged to the capital on that momentous day to peacefully demand an end to two centuries of discrimination and injustice. The film is narrated by Denzel Washington.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Civil rights demonstrations > Washington (D.C.) > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.

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