The March on Washington. Roy Wilkins makes a speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC to promote Civil rights
Washington DC Date:1963, August 28 Duration:2 min 19 sec Sound:Yes
Black and White Americans gather in large numbers at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC during the "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom" to promote Civil Rights. Dignitaries wave at the crowd. Crowd cheers. Black American singers of the Eva Jessye Choir, directed by Eva Jessye, sing before the introduction of Civil Rights activist and leader, Roy Wilkins, who delivers his opening remarks.
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