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march on washington 400

More than a March: Original Objectives of the 1963 March on Washington
Dates: 08/07/2013
Time:  1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Location:  Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, Rachel Carson Room (near basement cafeteria)
Summary: Learn about the implications of the March on Washington and what it was intended to accomplish.
Fees: Free
Details: The March on Washington is most commonly remembered for Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech. However, it was intended to be a defining moment in history that brought together six of the most influential civil rights organizations of the era. Join Enimini Ekong & Kawther Elmi, Interpretive Park Rangers at the National Mall & Memorial Parks as they discuss the implications of the March and what it was intended to accomplish.

Special Assistance – For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.

Contact: Diana Ziegler
Email: Diana_Ziegler@ios.doi.gov
Phone: 202-208-4743
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