March On Washington: MLK's

March On Washington: MLK's "I Have A Dream" 50 Years Later

Commemorating the anniversary of the March and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 12:55 PM PDT

Photographing MLK's Dream Speech

Photographing MLK's Dream Speech

Photographer Bob Adelman volunteered to take pictures of the civil rights movement and found himself on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial eight feet away from Dr. Martin Luther King.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 12:50 PM PDT

The March 50 Years Later

The March 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago thousands marched to make a peaceful, but militant statement that the indignities of segregation would not be tolerated. From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Dr.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 12:07 PM PDT

Library of Congress Presents "A Day Like No Other"

Library of Congress Presents "A Day Like No Other"

Photo after photo, the Library of Congress' new exhibit will take visitors back to Aug. 28, 1963, the day of the March on Washington. "A Day Like No Other" opens Wednesday and features 42 black and white...

Monday, Aug 26, 2013 at 06:35 AM PDT

Larry Gerston on Racial Equality in Calif. Since MLK Speech

Larry Gerston on Racial Equality in Calif. Since MLK Speech

Wednesday marks a historic anniversary in the Civil Right's Movement. Since Dr. Martin Luther King’s Speech called for equality, justice and jobs in place of segregation and bigotry, there has been some change...

Sunday, Aug 25, 2013 at 09:03 AM PDT

John Lewis Looks Back to Original March on Washington

John Lewis Looks Back to Original March on Washington

The only living speaker from the March on Washington Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) reflects on his experience at the momentous event 50 years ago.

Sunday, Aug 25, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT

WATCH: 1963 Edition of "Meet the Press" with MLK

WATCH: 1963 Edition of "Meet the Press" with MLK

Watch the Aug. 15, 1963 editor of "Meet the Press," featuring interviews with Martin Luther King Jr. and NAACP executive secretary Roy Wilkins.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 03:55 PM PDT
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By Cathy Rainone

March on Washington: Thousands Honor MLK's Legacy

Tens of thousands of people flooded the Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall on... See Full Gallery

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 at 05:36 PM PDT

San Jose March Marks 50th Anniversary of MLK Dream Speech

San Jose March Marks 50th Anniversary of MLK Dream Speech

As tens of thousands of people marched in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I have a dream" speech, hundreds more walked in downtown San Jose for...

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 at 03:44 PM PDT

Selig, MLB Honor Civil Rights Pioneers

Selig, MLB Honor Civil Rights Pioneers

Major League Baseball has made significant strides from the days of segregation and bigotry, but some of the sport's top figures say the work is not complete. Commissioner Bud Selig, Hall of Famers and current...

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 at 09:13 PM PDT

MTP to Re-air MLK TV Appearance Sunday Morning

MTP to Re-air MLK TV Appearance Sunday Morning

The United States is marking the 50th anniversay of Martin Luther King's landmark "I Have a Dream" speech. Just before that speech, Dr. King also made an important television appearance on NBC's Meet the Press.

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Three days before Dr. King gave his most historic speech, he appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Watch “Meet the Press Special Edition: Remembering the Dream” on Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. on NBC Bay Area.
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More than 200,000 people from across the nation traveled to the National Mall for the March on Washington for Jobs and Equality on August 28, 1963. Fifty years later, the city and the nation are celebrating the anniversary of the historic march with numerous events, including faith services at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in D.C., youth educational programs and a speech by President Obama.