It is the 50th Anniversary of
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
August 28, 1963
There was more than one noteworthy speech.
representing the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee had prepared a fiery speech. It was passionate, demanding, impatient as young people always are in the face of injustice. It was toned down at the request of Dr. King, but you can hear it read as it was originally written.
Martin Luther King, Jr was introduced as the moral leader of our country.