The 1963 March on Washington was a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement. More than 250,000 people joined in peaceful demonstration for racial and economic equality. Their clarion call helped usher in sweeping civil rights legislation and a sea change in public opinion, and the event endures today as a symbol of unity and monumental impact. Premieres August 27, 2013 at 9pm. ET/PT.Visit The March Website
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How The March was organized and why Washington was picked.
How the March on Washington's roots extend to Birmingham, Alabama.
John Lewis delivers his speech at The March.
A behind-the-scenes look at the work of hundreds of volunteers leading up to The March.
Marchers descend on Washington and John Lewis speaks out.
How six core organizers shaped The March
Explore President Kennedy's evolving view of The March.