NPR Special Coverage: March on Washington 50th Anniversary
The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington takes place this week. There will be a series of events to mark the historic event in Washington, DC around that time. On Wednesday, the anniversary, itself, President Obama will be the keynote speaker on a day of proceedings, which are scheduled to run from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET. President Obama is expected to speak near the 3:00 p.m. hour, and WCVE Public Radio will provide Live Special Coverage from NPR starting at 2:00 p.m.
If events dictate, WCVE Public Radio may offer other special coverage earlier in the day, and the top-of-the-hour NPR newscasts will provide updates on events throughout the day.
Discovery more on the 50th Anniversary of the March at NPR:
- 50 Years Later, A March On Washington Among Generations
- March On Washington, Remembered
- New And Returning Faces Reflect On The March On Washington
- Thousands Gather To Mark '63 Civil Rights March
- Marchers Flock To The Washington Mall
- What Do Asian-Americans Owe The Civil Rights Movement?
- What The March On Washington Called For, And What We Got
- New Activists Harness Memory Of 1963 March On Washington
- Why It’s Difficult To Find Full Video Of King’s Historic Speech
- The March On Washington In Pictures
- The Books That Bring The Civil Rights Movement To Life