Eyewitness to the March on Washington, Pt. II

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Thursday, Aug. 28 marks the 40th anniversary of the March on Washington. A quarter of a million people blanketed the Mall, demanding civil rights. Leading up to our hour-long discussion on Thursday, we'll be talking to people who were involved with the March on Washington.


Nicholas Katzenbach
*Former assistant U.S. attorney general under Robert Kennedy



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