Description: AUGUST 29, 1963 APPROXIMATELY 600 FEET OF 16MM FILM. RUN TIME: 16:26 SHOWN ARE ASPECTS OF THE AUGUST, 1963 MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM", ONE OF THE LARGEST POLITICAL RALLIES FOR HUMAN AND CIVIL RIGHTS IN UNITED STATES HISTORY. ORGANIZED BY RELIGIOUS, LABOR AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS, SOMEWHERE BETWEEN 200,000 AD 300,000 PEOPLE, MOSTLY AFRICAN-AMERICANS MARCHED FROM THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT TO THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL. GROUPS FROM AROUND THE NATION ARE IDENTIFIED BY SIGNS OR BANNERS THAT THEY CARRY. ALTHOUGH NOT SHOWN, IT WAS AT THIS EVENT THAT MARTIN LUTHER KING MADE HIS "I HAVE A DREAM" SPEECH."
Keywords: marching band
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