Description: This film shows scenes from the Civil Rights March in Washington, D.C., in August, 1963. The footage includes people walking up the sidewalk, gathering on the Washington Mall, standing, and singing. At the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument, crowds gather and people march with signs, and many men are shown wearing United Auto Worker hats. People are seen gathering at the speakers' podium, including men with guitars. Crowds form outside the White House with a sign reading "The Catholic University of America." Many other signs are shown, including those that read "All D.C. Wants to Vote! Home Rule for D.C.," "Alpha Phi Alpha," and "Woodstock Catholic Seminary for Equal Rights." At the Lincoln Memorial, crowds gather around the reflecting pool, and people are shown singing and clapping at the speakers' platform as folk singer Joan Baez performs. Close-ups depict several people in the crowd with bowed heads. Speakers at the podium include Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the crowd is seen swaying and holding hands as the spiritual "We Shall Overcome" is sung.
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