All Washington, D.C., liquor stores were closed on Aug. 28, 1963. While Maury Landsman's parents, who owned a liquor store, stayed home that day, he was determined to participate in the march. Charles Del Vecchio/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Historical photos and memorabilia decorate the walls of Rep. Lewis' office. Amy Ta/NPR hide caption

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National Guardsman Burton Johnson set up a cot at a first aid station ahead of the March on Washington. AP hide caption

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