Americans gather in Washington DC for the Civil Rights March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
Washington DC USA Date:1963, August Duration:3 min 4 sec Sound:Yes
Americans gather in Washington DC for the Civil Rights march known as the "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom." Also sometimes called the Great March on Washington. Negro and White citizens sing "Hold On, Keep Your Eyes on the Prize". A man plays guitar amidst the people. Man that appears to be Civil Rights activist Jesse Jackson is seen among the group singing at approximately 00:58. Views of American citizens traveling on buses at night and arriving from distant places to Washington DC. Negro man stands with an umbrella on the street in Washington DC. Views from a training session for rally organizers, instructing them in how to use 2-way radios and seek help if violence occurred. Cars parked in the background. A man smokes a cigarette as he listens to the training session.
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